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Title:
Who was Jesus?
Author:
Morgan, Ellen, 1970-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
Physical Description:
105 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Summary:
"This fascinating addition to our best-selling Who Was...? series does not settle questions of theology. Instead, it presents young readers with a biography that covers what is known historically about Jesus and places in his life in the context of his world when Jerusalem was part of the Roman Empire. In an even-handed and easy-to-read narrative, this title--illustrated with eighty black-and-white drawings--also explains the early origins of Christianity and how it became a major religion"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Who was Jesus? -- A humble birth -- Jesus grows up -- Twelve loyal nen -- Lessons and stories -- Jesus the healer -- Miracles -- Enemies -- Palm Sunday -- Jesus's Last Supper -- Pontius Pilate -- Jesus rises -- The early Christians.
Reading Level:
8-12.

640 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.0 1.0 172018.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780448483207
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This fascinating addition to the best-selling Who Was...' series does not settle questions of theology. Instead, it presents young readers with a biography that covers what is known historically about Jesus and places in his life in the context of his world when Jerusalem was part of the Roman Empire. In an even-handed and easy-to-read narrative, this title-illustrated with eighty black-and-white drawings-also explains the early origins of Christianity and how it became a major religion.


Author Notes

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970.

He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Excerpts

Excerpts

It's Christmas! Every December 25, all over the world, people are going to church. They gather around Christmas trees. They bake treats. They cook meals for family and friends. They sing songs and open presents. What is everybody celebrating? Excerpted from Who Was Jesus? by Ellen Morgan All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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