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Based on the Bible

From the Old Testament era to ancient Rome to the Dark Ages--from crusader castles to frontier settlements to Federal era ships, these books run the gamut of Western history. Tale after tale of adventure brings these various historical epochs to life again with inspiring and unforgettable characters.

Ages 10 and up

Victory on the Walls
A Story of Nehemiah
by Frieda Clark Hyman

Young Thirteen-year-old Bani, though born in Jerusalem, has lived from infancy with his uncle in beautiful Susa, the city of the Persian King Artaxerxes. Now, his Uncle Nehemiah wants to leave his position of high honor as Cupbearer to the King to return to Jerusalem, a city in ruins and beset by every kind of trouble. Nehemiah's request of the king, permission to return to help his own people, could easily be misconstrued as treasonous scheming. Seen through the eyes of Bani, this novel dramatizes a turning-point of history, in 445 BC, when--through confrontation and daring risks--Judaism was re-established in the Promised Land, and purified for her unfolding mission.

Paperback ~ 200 pp. ~ $12.95 with 5% discount, $12.30



Ages 10 and up

God King
A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah
by Joanne Williamson

This never-before published tale carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and to the biblical Jerusalem. Around 701 B.C. Egypt is being ruled by the Kushite dynasty. Young Prince Taharka, a very minor royal son, succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt—a “divine” rulership. He begins to find his way...until a treacherous plot pushes him into sudden exile and into the hands of Amos, an emissary of King Hezekiah seeking help for Judea from the Egyptians against the Assyrians. Far from home, near Jerusalem, and found out in his disguise as a medical assistant, Taharka encounters two kings in conflict. One is the mighty Assyrian, Sennacherib, promising alliance; the other is Hezekiah, the Jew who trusts in Yahweh. Taharka must choose with whom to live or die.

Paperback ~ 211 pp. ~ $13.95 with 5% discount, $13.25



Ages 14 and up

Hittite Warrior
by Joanne Williamson

Uriah Tarhund's Hittite home is destroyed by the invading Greeks. His dying father tells him to go south and seek a Caananite named Sisera. Uriah sets out and is plunged into the tumult of an uneasy Judea. When he finds Sisera, he is joins him in a war. The Caananites are defeated, but Uriah is able to make peace with himself, the Hebrews, and their God.

Paperback ~ 264 pp. ~ $13.95 with 5% discount, $13.25



Ages 10 and up

Shadow Hawk
by Andre Norton

Rahotep is more than a simple captain of the Nubian Desert Scouts—he is heir to the Nome of the Striking Hawk, which, with all of Egypt, has been under the harsh rule of the Hyksos. Accused of a crime he didn't commit and driven out of Nubia by the ascension of his scheming half-brother to the throne of Viceroy, Rahotep flees north to Thebes, accompanied only by a loyal band of Nubian archers. Here he takes refuge in the court of the Pharaoh Sekenenre III, who is determined to free Egypt. Treachery, this time at the hands of murderous and power-hunger priests, throws Rahotep into a cell, deep beneath the Temple of Anubis. He must escape, not only to prove his innocence, but also to join in a mission and a battle upon which hangs the freedom of Egypt from the rule of the invaders.

Paperback ~ 256 pp. ~ $12.95 with 5% discount, $12.30



Ages 12 and up

Many are Called
Volume I
by Gabrielle Gniewek
Illustrated by Sean Lam

Many are Called is the first in a series of new graphic novels exploring the parables of Christ within a futuristic alternate reality.
     The palace is astir, preparing for the long-awaited wedding of its beloved Prince, who leaves the safety of the kingdom to fetch his bride, now missing in exile for 7 years. But Lord Richter is also scouring the countryside for the missing princess, turning the noblemen of the land against their King in the process. With old and new enemies before him, and disorder among his own ranks behind him, the Prince must overcome all obstacles to find his betrothed and bring her safely back home. Though whether the bride wants to return to the very place she fled from is an entirely different story. A past will be revealed, a score will be settled, and a future will be formed, all before the night is over.


Paperback ~ 208 pp. ~ b&w illus. ~ $9.95 with 5% discount, $9.45
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