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The Bronze Bow [Paperback]

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Pages   4
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.2" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 26, 2001
Publisher   Houghton Mifflin
Age  9-12
ISBN  0395137195  
EAN  9780395137192  

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Item Description...
After his parents are killed by the Romans, Daniel loses all ability for compassion and forgiveness until he gains a new understanding through the teachings of Jesus

Publishers Description
"He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze." -from the Song of David (2 Samuel 22:35)"The Bronze Bow," written by Elizabeth George Speare (author of "The Witch of Blackbird Pond") won the Newbery Medal in 1962. This gripping, action-packed novel tells the story of eighteen-year-old Daniel bar Jamin--a fierce, hotheaded young man bent on revenging his father's death by forcing the Romans from his land of Israel. Daniel's palpable hatred for Romans wanes only when he starts to hear the gentle lessons of the traveling carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth. A fast-paced, suspenseful, vividly wrought tale of friendship, loyalty, the idea of home, community . . . and ultimately, as Jesus says to Daniel on page 224: "Can't you see, Daniel, it is hate that is the enemy? Not men. Hate does not die with killing. It only springs up a hundredfold. The only thing stronger than hate is love." A powerful, relevant read in turbulent times.

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More About Elizabeth George Speare

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! 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 in 1983 for The Sign of the Beaver, and in 1989 she was presented with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her substantial and enduring contribution to children s literature. Of her beginings as a writer working onWitch of Blackbird Pondshe said: "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 was born in 1938.

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Fantastic!!!  Apr 28, 2007
I am an [...] girl and this is the absolute best ever book I've ever read in my whole entire life. It is spectacular!! A story about a boy named Daniel, a sister that will not leave the house, a bunch of outlaws, and Roman soldiers. The book also includes Jesus. Elizibeth Speare carefully weaved the truth of Christ in this book. It is very emotional at the end. I cried while telling my mother what happened at the end. It truly impacted me. It makes me want to follow Jesus and please him.

You must understand when I say "the best book I've ever read", what it beat. Here are some books I've read that this book outshined.

The Hobbit
Harry Potter
Les Miserables
Hittite Warrior
Cat of Bubastes
The Golden Goblet

...and lots more. Notice the last three book titles. Those are also fabulous books. Bronze Bow, however, is wonderful. I can't decide which words to use. You would have to read the book yourself to know what I mean. You will like it, trust me.
Bronze Bow  Apr 10, 2007
An excellent book for teenagers, and also for adults who want to discover the social climate of Jesus time. The discriptions around the Lake of Galilee lets one feel as if there are there. It's a fast read and one that you don't want to put down. We distributed approximately 30 of these books during the Lenten Season, excellent reports returned.
To Bend a Bow of Bronze One Must Forgive (by a 13 Year Old)  Jan 22, 2007
The Book, "The Bronze Bow" is the best book I've ever read. The Book is about a young Jewish boy living in the time of the Romans; he despises and hates the Romans because they killed his Father and caused the death of his mother and permanently scarred his sister. He becomes part of an outlaw gang to try and get the Romans out of Israel in whatever way possible. While recruiting men and boys he sees a carpenter teaching people to put down their weapons, help one another and to love your neighbor as yourself which he thinks is ridiculous. But, will this humble carpenter, teach him that to love your enemy is the true way to happiness, not revenge?
An Adventure In Galilee  Jan 22, 2007
The Bronze Bow is a historical fiction book by Elizabeth George Speare. The Bronze Bow is about Daniel, a young man who lives in Galilee and despises the Romans; he would like nothing better than his sword to taste the blood of one. When Daniel is a boy he runs away and joins a group of outlaws who have no other purpose then to rise up against the Romans and destroy them. While Daniel is in the camps headquarters on the mountains he sees an old friend of his, Joel with his sister, Malthace, but wishes he hadn't because it made him think of why he ran away from home. Weeks later Daniel decided that he wanted to word recruiting members for Rosh (the outlaws leader) so he can go in the city and see his friends, while continuing helping in the fight against the Romans. While in the city Daniel becomes great friends with Joel, forms a band of members to work for Rosh, takes up the bronze bow as his symbol and even meets Jesus. Daniel keeps saying to himself, "He trains my hands for war, so I can bend a bow of bronze." Soon Daniel feels so much anger and hate for the Romans that he gets counseling from Jesus who teaches him that, "Only love not strength can bend the bow of bronze."
I think the moral of this book is that we cannot repay love with hate we must repay love with love; we cannot hold a grudge. This book would appeal to both women and men as it has important characters of both genders. If you like faced paced, books with a lot of adventures this is the book for you, however, if you enjoy only slow paced romance novels then you probably shouldn't ask to read this book. I think this is an excellent book suitable for any age, which I give two thumbs up.
Review by a 13 year old  Jan 21, 2007
The Bronze Bow is a wonderful book for all ages. Speare adds the perfect combination of hurt, love, faith and courage to this historical novel. Daniel, the main character, finds himself living with a band of outlaws and looking up to the band's leader, Rosh, to give him the signal to finally give Daniel the Roman blood he so dearly desires. But when he meets a boy named Joel and his sister Malthace, Daniel finds himself falling in love with her.
Torn on whether to stay with Rosh or his sister and a strange young carpenter named Jesus, Daniel jumps into a situation from which he cannot easily escape. Rosh may give Daniel the spilled blood of a Roman, but Daniel has his emotionally unstable sister, Leah, to take care of. He cannot get enough of this man named Jesus, who speaks of love and peace. Hah! Daniel, a Jew, love the filthy Romans! Yet, there is something about Jesus and his works and deeds that keep Daniel intrigued and coming back for more.
Speare paints a picture so clear, that you can almost see and hear the scene being acted out before your eyes. Betrayal, war, spite, vengeance. That's what keeps Daniel's world going. Love, peace, charity, good will. Those are the works of Jesus. Will Daniel stay a cold-hearted young man, or will he submit to the will of God? That is the question.
"Two thumbs way up."
"A beautiful story in the time of Jesus."

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