Paperback, 128 pages
For ages 7 to 10
Written by Shainy Peysin, Illustrated by Michael McFarland
Bold and Brave is filled with plot twists and adventure that will keep young readers turning pages. Once again, Hachai Publishing makes Jewish history Fun-to-Read!
Imagine a time when doing mitzvos, staying true to Torah values, and even dressing like a Jew presents an enormous challenge. This is the backdrop to an exciting tale of mesiras nefesh during the time of the brave Maccabees.
Bruria and her older brother, Alexander, face great danger as their family refuses to follow any of Antiochus’s decrees. Alexander and his friends must hide and learn Torah in a cave. Bruria watches with dismay as her friend’s family grows more and more interested in the Syrian-Greek culture, fashion, and pastimes.
Will this clever brother and sister manage to outwit the soldiers who watch their every move? Will they be bold and brave enough to stand up for what they believe?
An inspiring historical novel for young readers, Bold and Brave makes the challenges of long ago feel current and relevant to our times, encouraging mesiras nefesh right here and now! Historical Fiction based in Israel in the days of the Maccabees.
About the Fun-to-Read Series:
Once children can read on their own, they need short chapter books that have bright, clear letters, well-placed illustrations, and lot of excitement! Fun-to-Read Books are packed with historical adventure, humor, and all the positive midos and mitzvos that discriminating parents and teachers have come to expect from Hachai Publishing.