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In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by only one passion: to avenge his father's death by crucifixion by driving the Roman legions from his land of Israel. He joins an outlaw band and leads a dangerous life of spying, plotting, and impatiently waiting to seek revenge. Headstrong Daniel is devoid of tenderness and forgiveness, heading down a destructive path toward disaster until he hears the lessons taught by Jesus of Nazareth. With a brand new cover, young readers won't be able to pass up this timeless tale.

About the Author

"I was born in Melrose, Massachusetts, on November 21, 1908. I have lived all my life in New England, and though I love to travel I can't imagine ever calling any other place on earth home. Since I can't remember a time when I didn't intend to write, it is hard to explain why I took so long getting around to it in earnest. But the years seemed to go by very quickly. In 1936 I married Alden Speare and came to Connecticut. Not till both children were in junior high did I find time at last to sit down quietly with a pencil and paper. I turned naturally to the things which had filled my days and thoughts and began to write magazine articles about family living. Then one day I stumbled on a true story from New England history with a character who seemed to me an ideal heroine. Though I had my first historical novel almost by accident it soon proved to be an absorbing hobby." Elizabeth George Speare (1908-1994) won the 1959 Newbery Medal for THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND, and the 1962 Newbery Medal for THE BRONZE BOW. She also received a Newbery Honor Award in 1983, and in 1989 she was presented with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her substantial and enduring contribution to childrens literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395877692
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston
Author:
Speare, Elizabeth George
Author:
Speare, Elizabeth Georg
Author:
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Subject:
Revenge
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Christian fiction
Subject:
Historical - Ancient Civilizations
Subject:
Palestine
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 50
Publication Date:
August 1997
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.30x5.60x.90 in. .90 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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