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A Time to Love: Tales from the Old Testament
By Christopher Myers (illustrator) and Walter Dean Myers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Scholastic
Publication date April 1, 2003
Pages 144
Binding School and Library
Edition 1
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780439220002
ISBN-10 0439220009
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $19.95
Other format details juvenile
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A retelling of six stories from the Old Testament explores the complexity of love--between brothers, friends, man and woman, parents and children, humankind and the Divine--from the perspective of Ruth, Delilah, Reuben, Rachel, Gamiel, and Jonathan.
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Like Anita Diamont's bestselling THE RED TENT, this stunning collaboration from an award-winning father & son team finds inspiration in the world's most profound & influential literary work, the Bible

Combining the power of his finest fiction w/ the exquisite language of his poetry, Walter Dean Myers retells 6 stories from the Old Testament--all w/ YA narrators. Some stories are well known (Samson&Delilah), others less so (Aser&Gamiel). Some are straightforward (Ruth&Naomi). Others are complicated & challenging (Abraham&Isaac). But like the bloodlines that connect many of these biblical figures, a common theme courses through their stories: LOVE. Christopher's arresting artwork is grounded in the traditions of classical art but is infused with a vision and soul all his own.


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9780439220002 | details & prices | 144 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.04 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A retelling of six stories from the Old Testament, which explore the complexity of love from the perspective of Ruth, Delilah, Reuben, Isaac, Gamiel, and Zillah.

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