Retells the Bible story of Esther who, as Queen of Persia and a Jew, was able to save her people from extermination.
|Statement||[by] William H. Armstrong. Illustrated by Barbara Ninde Byfield.|
|Contributions||Byfield, Barbara Ninde, illus.|
|LC Classifications||BS580.E8 A75|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||75|
|ISBN 10||0385088329, 0385088434|
|LC Control Number||72076114|
Hadassah: Esther the Orphan Queen Library Binding – January 1, by William Howard Armstrong (Author) › Visit Amazon's William Howard Armstrong Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Author: William Howard Armstrong. Get this from a library! Hadassah: Esther the orphan queen. [William Howard Armstrong; Barbara Ninde Byfield] -- Retells the Bible story of Esther who, as Queen of Persia and a Jew, was able to save her people from extermination. Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia has courtly intrigue, romance and religious conflict. The author does an excellent job in fleshing out Queen Esther’s story. She has given the reader a detailed portrait of Hadassah’s origins. One example is how she became an orphan and lived under Uncle Moredecai’s household. I also found it interesting /5(60). “Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia,” is a page paperback Biblical Fiction by author Diana Wallis Taylor. The first thing that drew me in was the absolutely gorgeous cover. From now on that is how I will picture Queen Esther/5.
I'd read it a few years ago with another daughter and remembered being disappointed. I think that perspective helped me appreciate the positives of the book more this time. The first half is well done, but once Hadassah becomes queen, the story moves too quickly and the interactions between her and the queen seem a bit romanticized/5(14). Esther And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther — Hadassah was her Hebrew name, before her marriage; and she was called Esther by the king after it. Esther was brought also unto the king’s house — Or taken, and that by force, as the word תלקח, tillakach, often signifies: for so great was the power and tyranny of the Persian kings, that they could and did take what persons. The Orphan Queen by. Ashley Nicole (Goodreads Author) The Book of Esther by. Emily Barton (Goodreads Author) 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia by. Diana Wallis Taylor. avg rating — . Ironically, despite being the namesake of the book, Esther’s (a.k.a. Hadassah's) role is frequently disregarded. Instead, we often pit good versus evil – Mordecai versus Haman – and treat Esther like the cute Jewish cheerleader on the sidelines. But to push Esther out of the limelight is to underestimate the power of the story.
Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia has courtly intrigue, romance and religious conflict. The author does an excellent job in fleshing out Queen Esther’s story. She has given the reader a detailed portrait of Hadassah’s origins. One example is how she became an orphan and lived under Uncle Moredecai’s household. I also found it interesting Reviews: Esther Finds Favor 6 He had been carried into exile from Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon among those taken captive with Jeconiah king of Judah. 7 And Mordecai had brought up Hadassah (that is, Esther), the daughter of his uncle, because she did not have a father or mother. The young woman was lovely in form and appearance, and when her father and mother had died, . We bought "Hadassah: The Girl Who Became Queen Esther" for my son's English class. I read it in order to be able to check over his English assignments. While the book is okay, I have a serious issue with the use of a swastika as the symbol of Haman and his followers, and the murder of Hadassah's parents as a plot point, among other speculative /5(15). Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia Author: Diana Wallis Taylor Genre: Historical Fiction, Christian, Biblical Fiction The Book of Esther is one of my favorite stories in the Bible. It is a mix of a Cinderella story and a political thriller. One example is how she became an orphan and lived under Uncle Moredecai’s household. I also found.