The Money in the Honey: A Midrash About Young David, Future King of IsraelISBN: 0826600301;
Book DescriptionWhen a wealthy widow, Rochel, living in King Saul?s Israel, prepares for a long, distant journey, she faces one dilemma: where to safely hide her fortune of gold coins while she?s away. Rochel?s clever solution? To hide away her money in large jars of golden honey! But her plan backfires when she later finds all her coins stolen. What?s worse, is that the thief turns out to be a trusted friend! Who will save Rochel from ruin? Where can she turn for help? In "The Money in the Honey," a classic Midrashic tale adapted for young children, the story of Rochel and her adventures with legendary biblical figures while trying to recover her fortune comes alive. In her travels to and from ancient Jerusalem, Rochel encounters a young shepherd in a field?a mere boy?who ultimately is the only one who can solve the mystery of how to prove that Rochel did indeed fill honey jars with her life?s fortune. ...
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