Christian Themed Juvenile Fiction Perfect For Family Reading Time

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Xulon Press presents a delightful fictional story designed to provide hope, healing and happiness to young readers of all ages.

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God placed the message in our hearts.

Authors Roy Hale and Melanie Hale provide a much-needed Christian-themed story ideal for family reading time in His Name is Coal($12.49, paperback, 9781662859441; $21.99, hardcover, 9781662865282; $5.99, e-book, 9781662859458).

The Hale’s penned a delightful biblical based fictional children’s story, designed to be read aloud, and brimming with life lessons and biblical truth. Readers of all ages will go on country adventures with Bobby and his dog Coal, and follow along as the boy grows up along with his 4-legged best friend. Parents will appreciate the thought-provoking bible verse featured at the conclusion of each chapter, a perfect opportunity for a family discussion, and a recommended activity. The authors pray that this fully illustrated book brings families together and helps to establish a healthy legacy.

When asked what inspired the authors to write this book, they said, “God placed the message in our hearts.” The book is also inspired by some of author Roy Hale’s own experiences as a young boy.

Roy and Melanie Hale are the founders of 3H Ministries, a mission-minded organization based in Benton, Arkansas. Better together, they are thankful for the redemptive work of the Lord in their individual lives and in their marriage. The Hale’s share a passion for the nations and serve as missionaries. Between writing and serving, the Hales enjoy traveling and spending time with their grown children and grandchildren. Roy is a singer/songwriter and also enjoys hunting, fishing, trapping, motorcycle riding and camping. Melanie is a chiropractor and enjoys women's ministry and following Roy around in all of his adventures. For information on 3H Ministries, visit or follow on Facebook.


Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. His Name is Coal is available online through,, and

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