Isho and the First Light

Isho and the First Light is an original adventure, fantasy novel by Tama Ward for kids 8-13+. As a series of three books (Gifts of Destiny, The Binding, and Beloved Country) it closely mirrors the story of Jesus from the perspective of children.

Isho (a derivative of the name “Jesus” used in the Eastern Orthodox Church) and his group of eight friends band together to overcome the sway of the Nave (the religious authority) and the power of the Empire (the state authority), and to find a way back to the Beloved Country (the Kingdom of God.

“A Chronicles of Narnia for a new generation.”