Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Victory on the Walls: A Story of Nehemiah (Living History Library) [Paperback]

Our Price $ 11.86  
Retail Value $ 13.95  
You Save $ 2.09  (15%)  
Item Number 104061  
Buy New $11.86

Item Specifications...

Pages   182
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 2005
Publisher   Bethlehem books
Age  10-14
ISBN  1883937965  
EAN  9781883937966  

Availability  3 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 12:11.
Usually ships within one to two business days from Commerce GA.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

Living History Library - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  Beowulf the Warrior (Living History Library)   $ 9.31   In Stock  
  Son of Charlemagne (Living History Library)   $ 12.71   In Stock  
  If All the Swords in England: A Story of Thomas Becket   $ 12.71   In Stock  
  The Mystery of the Periodic Table (Living History Library)   $ 13.56   In Stock  

Item Description...
Location: Asia, Israel Time Period: Classical Antiquity (1000 B.C.-500 A.D.) Judea 445 B.C. 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 so easily-in an empire riddled with political intrigue-be misconstrued as treasonous scheming. Bani himself is given an unexpected part to play, the outcome of which is to forever change his life. 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.

Buy Victory on the Walls: A Story of Nehemiah (Living History Library) by Frieda C. Hyman from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9781883937966 & 1883937965

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Victory on the Walls: A Story of Nehemiah (Living History Library) by Frieda C. Hyman today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Frieda C. Hyman

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Children's Books > Ages 9-12 > General   [0  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Children's Books > History & Historical Fiction > Fiction > General   [0  similar products]

Similar Products
God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah
God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah
Item: 76135

Item: 143132

Hittite Warrior (Living History Library)
Hittite Warrior (Living History Library)
Item: 76108

The Ides of April (Ray, Mary, Roman Empire Sequence.)
The Ides of April (Ray, Mary, Roman Empire Sequence.)
Item: 76112

Archimedes and the Door of Science
Archimedes and the Door of Science
Item: 76088

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Jerusalem rises again  Mar 24, 2008
Historical fiction retellings of Bible stories can be tricky propositions. It's no easy task for an author to create a new tale which weaves personages from salvation history in with fictional characters. Sometimes the results are highly unsatisfactory to the point where the original Scriptural passages are warped or wrongly interpreted. When done well, the new story can help elucidate the Scriptural passages and generate interest in them.

Victory on the Walls: A Story of Nehemiah by Frieda Clark Hyman is one of the latter variety. Mainly following the adventures of Bani, a fictional nephew of Nehemiah, the tale tells the story of how the Jewish people re-established themselves in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity. It is based on the Biblical books 1 and 2 Ezra (Nehemiah) and the major events which occur in the story are drawn directly from Scripture.

On the whole, the story moves quickly and is well told. Nehemiah is presented as strong and focused, but at the same time compassionate and forgiving. The character of Bani is predominantly well drawn, although there are a few scenes where he appears too much like a petulant modern teen for my tastes. I found the writing a bit more simplistic than some of the other books in the genre. It can be easily read by a 10 year old, as the book is billed.

Victory on the Walls was interesting enough for me that a re-reading of the relevant Scriptural passages was warranted after I finished it. Hopefully the book will inspire others to do likewise.
Not worth your time...  Mar 11, 2008
Covering the story of Nehemiah's return to Jerusalem to lead the effort in rebuilding the wall, Mrs. Hyman's rendition is fairly close to the Biblical narrative in its basic facts. Unfortunately, the plot revolving around the main fictional character, Bani, is simple and rather predictable; my junior-high students found it rather uninteresting. Additionally, the book has multiple grammatical errors that are quite distracting. We will not be using this book with future students.
Great book!  Mar 10, 2007
I read this as a read aloud to my nine year old son and we both loved it! It puts you in the time of the reconstruction of the temple and we really felt like we were there. We had been studying Biblical history up to this point and this pulled it all together for us. There is plenty of action and drama to keep young kids' attention and it is great that is is written from a young boys perspective. My son kept begging me to keep reading, "just one more chapter" was often the plea so we read it in about three days. Some of my favorite parts were when Nehemiah stood up and defended, without excuse, why they were following God's call and why they would not be intimidated. Powerful stuff!

Write your own review about Victory on the Walls: A Story of Nehemiah (Living History Library)

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support