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Afshar, Tessa

Summary: Purple . The foundation of an influential trade in a Roman world dominated by men. One woman rises up to take the reins of success in an incredible journey of courage, grit, and friendship. And along the way, she changes the world. But before she was Lydia, the seller of purple, she was simply a merchant's daughter who loved three things: her father, her ancestral home, and making dye. Then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AFS

Feiler, Bruce S.

Summary: The PBS host and best-selling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham presents a revelatory account of Adam and Eve's symbolism as central figures in Western imagination and their role in shaping humanity's deepest feelings about relationships, family and togetherness. --Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 221 FEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 222 FEI

Summary: Hebrew judge Samson was a man of terrifying strength and barbaric fury. Renowned for killing thousands with the jawbone of an ass, he was tamed not by great armies, but by the blazing eyes of the Philistine courtesan Delilah. Learn how this mysterious woman learned the mysterious secrets of Samson's strength. The in-depth, dramatic story of love and betrayal, with abundant location footage,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 222.32 DVD Samson 2007

Summary: Ruth is a trustworthy and kind friend! After the death of her husband, Ruth decides to follow her mother-in-law Naomi to a strange land. Will her faith and trust prove her dedication to God and her family?--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE RUT

Ulanov, Ann Belford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 221.922 ULA

Summary: Dinah's happy childhood is spent inside the red tent where the women of her tribe gather and share the traditions and turmoil of ancient womanhood. The film recounts the story of Dinah's mothers Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah, the four wives of Jacob. Dinah matures and experiences an intense love that subsequently leads to a devastating loss, and the fate of her family is forever changed....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RED

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RED

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Re

Rivers, Francine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Yolen, Jane

Summary: Seven-year-old Miriam places her baby brother's basket in the Nile River, watches the Pharoah's daughter draw him out and name him Moses, and ponders a vision of other water parting. Includes note on the biblical story on which this is based.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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McCarthy, Michael

Summary: A retelling in verse of the story of Daniel, who is unharmed while imprisoned in a den of hungry lions because of his unswerving faith in God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 224 McCar

Summary: Tells the story of Noah, the Great Flood, and the ark that he constructs in order to save all the animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOA

Leonard, C. J.

Summary: The Bible story of Noah's Ark is told in a simple but exciting style in this elegant, beautifully illustrated board book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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Summary: "With age-appropriate vocabulary and concepts, young readers learn about Noah and his quest to trust in God and build the ark"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE NOA

Summary: In "The story of Flibber-o-loo," the parable of the Good Samaritan is brought to life. Through rhyme and song, kids learn that loving your neighbor means helping those in need-- even if they don't live next door! In" Rack, Shack & Benny," Nebby K. Nezzer builds a 90-foot chocolate bunny and three guys named Rack, Shack and Benny learn just how risky it can be to stand up for your beliefs. "Josh...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Wonder 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VEG

Milton, John

Summary: Paradise Lost is considered one of the greatest poems in the English language, as John Milton seeks to 'justify the ways of God to men' through relating the story of Satan's rebellion in Heaven, the deception and fall of Man, and the presaged event of Redemption through Jesus, the Son of God, the 'Second Adam.' An English cleric with a classical education, Milton lost his eyesight in 1652, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: christianaudio.com 2006

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Banks, Kate

Summary: "While his family readies his townhouse for an approaching storm, boarding up windows and laying in groceries, Noah heads to the back garden, where beetles are burrowing deeper into the bark and mice are stuffing their hole with moss. Quickly and efficiently, Noah sets to work building an ark for them and other backyard creatures - salamanders and toads, snakes and spiders, even brightly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BAN

Kanner, Rebecca.

Summary: The story of Noah's wife that blends Biblical history, mythology, and the inimitable strength of women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KAN

Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hesperus Press 2002

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Summary: Noah and his family along with a zoo full of animals take an adventure aboard an orange slice ark. After 40 days and nights of rain, everyone's faith has been tested, and they're ready to jump ship. Will they chart a new course, or will they remember to trust God's promises?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VEG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv V

Brett, Jan

Summary: Noah's granddaughter assists him in bringing the animals two-by-two onto the ark and helps them adjust to their new cramped quarters during the next forty days of rain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 222.11 BRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BRE

Greenblatt, Stephen

Summary: Stephen Greenblatt explores the enduring story of humanity's first parents. Tracking the tale into the deep past, Greenblatt uncovers the tremendous theological, artistic, and cultural investment over centuries that made these fictional figures so profoundly resonant in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim worlds and, finally, so very 'real' to millions of people even in the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 GRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 233 GRE

Mitton, Tony.

Summary: When the animals on board Noah's ark begin to get bored and restless, he stages a talent show featuring the various creatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Mit

Pinkney, Jerry.

Summary: Retells the biblical story of the great flood and how Noah and his family faithfully responded to God's call to save life on earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SeaStar Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 222.11 PIN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PIN

Sully, Katherine

Summary: Retells the Bible story of Daniel and his encounter with the lions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: QEB Publishing, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 221 SUL

Vischer, Phil

Summary: Retelling of the story of Joshua and the Isrealites taking Jericho with parts played by the colorful VeggieTale characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VEG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD Juv V

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