Meeting Missionary Max’s Biggest Fans
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Meeting Missionary Max’s Biggest Fans

I’ve posted before about my interactions with a group of sixth graders who are super fans of everybody’s favorite fictional missionary, Missionary Max. Until recently, all of said interactions have been virtual, me being in Brazil and they being in the US. Two weeks ago, however, I was able to visit their classroom and spend…

Missionary Max Artwork
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Missionary Max Artwork

Over the years we have accumulated several pieces of art to accompany the Missionary Max series. I’ve decided to post them all in one place. Future artwork will be included here as well. Cover Art It has been a pleasure to work with Brazilian artist Zilson Costa, who has made the outstanding cover art for…

Missionary Max Comes to Life!
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Missionary Max Comes to Life!

Mrs. Oliveira’s sixth grade class has done it again. Last week was Spirit Week at their school, and on dress-up day they decided to come to class as their favorite Missionary Max characters. Here’s the entire cast. Before scrolling down, see if you can figure out who is who. (of course, you will have to…

Missionary Max Through The Eyes of Kids
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Missionary Max Through The Eyes of Kids

I’ve written about Mrs. Oliveira’s sixth grade class and their reading of the Missionary Max books before. Every once in a while she sends me pictures the kids draw as she reads to them. Getting these pictures is one of the highlights of my day. Here is some of the more recent artwork I have…

Ten Out Of Ten Sixth Graders Love Missionary Max
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Ten Out Of Ten Sixth Graders Love Missionary Max

Or so I’m told by their teacher, Mrs. Oliveira. If the pictures are any indication, these students at Twin Tiers Christian Academy (my alma mater) are pretty excited about delving into the adventures of our favorite fictional missionary hero. Click here to find out what all the excitement is about. *Not actual quotes. Did you…

Missionary Max…Racist?
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Missionary Max…Racist?

The other day it occurred to me that it had been a while since I checked for new reviews for the Missionary Max books on Amazon. Turns out, there was indeed a new one for Missionary Max and the Lost City, and it’s…well…um…take a look: How is this written in this century let alone this…