“Introduction,” Book of Mormon Stories, 1
To the Reader
These Book of Mormon stories have been written especially for you. The stories are taken from a book that is sacred because it came from Heavenly Father. As you read these stories, remember that they are about real people who lived in America long ago.
After you read the stories in this book, you will also want to read them from the Book of Mormon. Under each picture you will see where you can find that story in the Book of Mormon. Have your father, mother, teacher, or a friend help you.
If you do not know the meaning of a word, look it up in the “Words to Know” section at the back of this book. Information about the people and places mentioned in the Book of Mormon is also included in the back of the book.
To Parents and Teachers
This book will help you teach the scriptures. Share your testimony of the Book of Mormon, and encourage those you teach to seek their own testimonies. Their understanding will grow as you read them the full text of their favorite stories from the Book of Mormon itself.^ Back to top