Beatrice Gormley Adara

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"The soldier heaved me over his shoulder as if I were a spring lamb.
"I am not Israelite!" I screamed.
I beat his back, hurting my hands. "Let me go."
"Adara has always longed to do the things that well-brought-up girls of her time are not supposed to do. She wants to learn to read and write -- like men. And she wants the freedom to travel -- like men -- outside the boundaries of her sheltered life.One day she awakens to a blast of trumpets as the Israelites and Arameans battle just outside the safety of her village walls. Curious, Adara sneaks out to see the battle. Little does she know that this will be her last day of freedom for a very long time.Sold into slavery, Adara becomes a servant to General Namaan and his family and begins a remarkable journey of self-discovery, healing, and redemption -- a journey that, in the end, faces her with the hardest decision of her life . . .download discussion guide (PDF)Accelerated reader quiz available. For more information, see www.renaissancelearning.com.

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"The soldier heaved me over his shoulder as if I were a spring lamb.
" I am not Israelite!" I screamed.

Adara has always longed to do the things that well-brought-up girls ofher time are not supposed to do. She wants to learn toread and write -- like men. And she wants the freedom totravel -- like men -- outside the boundaries of her sheltered life.

One day she awakens to a blast of trumpets as the Israelites andArameans battle just outside the safety of her village walls. Curious, Adara sneaks out to see the battle. Little does she know that this willbe her last day of freedom for a very long time.

Sold into slavery, Adara becomes a servant to General Namaan andhis family and begins a remarkable journey of self-discovery, healing, and redemption -- a journey that, in the end, faces herwith the hardest decision of her life . . .

About the Author:

Beatrice Gormley was born in Glendale, California andattended Pomona College from which she graduated magnacum laude. She is the author of many popular books foryoung readers. As a writer, she admires the drama of Biblestories and is intrigued by their people. She lives inWestport, Massachusetts.

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