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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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    Juliet's Nurse

    Lois Leveen 9781476757445

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This is a unique recounting of a familiar story — the siege of Masada in the first century C.E. — from the diary of a teenage girl. Hannah begins her journal as a young girl of thirteen, wide-eyed at family trips to the bustling market in Jerusalem and eagerly anticipating her imminent womanhood. Yet she confides her skepticism of Judaism, a religion that requires total devotion and much personal sacrifice.<P>Yet as Hannah's family is forced to move first to Jerusalem, and then to Masada, her religious awakening provides her with the strength and inspiration to endure persecution, terror and shattering personal loss. By the end of her diary, Hannah embraces Judaism as fully as she embraces life — and ultimately death — among a band of courageous martyrs fighting for the survival of Israel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781881283256
Author:
Spark
Author:
Malte, Fran
Author:
Spark
Publisher:
Alef Design Group
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Religious - Jewish
Subject:
Historical - Ancient Civilizations
Subject:
Masada Site
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Ancient Civilizations
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
68
Dimensions:
7.50x5.26x.20 in. .14 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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