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The Story of the Chosen People by  H. A. Guerber

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The Story of the Chosen People
by Helene A. Guerber
Elementary history of the Jews, from the time of Creation to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D., presented in a brief but comprehensive manner through stories of the most important figures and events. Most of the stories are drawn from the Bible, with supplementary material from Josephus and other authorities. Numerous black and white illustrations complement the text.  Ages 9-12
278 pages $14.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

The Creation
The Forbidden Fruit
The First Murder
The Deluge
Noah's Descendants
The Tower of Babel
The Birth of Ishmael
The Birth of Isaac
Abraham's Sacrifice
The Mess of Pottage
Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Return Home
Joseph's Dreams
Pharaoh's Dreams
Jacob in Egypt
The Story of Job
The Ten Plagues
The Crossing of the Red Sea
The Golden Calf
The Twelve Spies
The Brazen Serpent
The Death of Moses
The Walls of Jericho
The Conquest of the Promised Land
The Death of Sisera
Ruth and Naomi
Gideon's Fleece
Defeat of the Midianites
Jephthah's Daughter
Samson's Riddle
The False Delilah
The Ark Captured
The Return of the Ark
Saul, King of Israel
The Anointing of David
David and Goliath
David's Flight
David's Generosity
David Made King
The Ark Brought to Jerusalem
The Repentance of David
Absalom in Disgrace
The Death of Absalom
The Judgment of Solomon
The Building of the Temple
The Death of Solomon
The Two Kingdoms
The Seven Kings of Israel
The Great Drought
The Priests of Baal
Naboth's Vineyard
Seven Miracles
The Chariot of Fire
Naaman the Leper
The Siege of Samaria
Joash King of Judah
The Story of Jonah
The Captivity of Israel
The Story of Tobit
The Assyrian Host
The Prophecies of Jeremiah
The Captivity of Judah
Nebuchadnezzar's Dreams
The Feast of Belshazzar
The Return from Captivity
The Story of Esther
The Jews Saved from Death
Alexander and the High Priest
The Beginning of the End
The Destruction of Jerusalem

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