A Girl Named Mary

A Girl Named Mary By Mary Jo Nickum, A Girl Named Mary A Girl Named Mary tells the story of Mary the Mother of Jesus as a young girl Though she has a much older sister she s raised as an only child Her cousin Rebekka is her closet friend and confidant
  • Title: A Girl Named Mary
  • Author: Mary Jo Nickum
  • ISBN: 9781629894829
  • Page: 336
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Girl Named Mary By Mary Jo Nickum, A Girl Named Mary tells the story of Mary, the Mother of Jesus as a young girl Though she has a much older sister, she s raised as an only child Her cousin, Rebekka, is her closet friend and confidant Together they grow and learn how to maneuver in a culture that is steeped in tradition One that looks backward instead of forward for solutions to problems Mary cares abA Girl Named Mary tells the story of Mary, the Mother of Jesus as a young girl Though she has a much older sister, she s raised as an only child Her cousin, Rebekka, is her closet friend and confidant Together they grow and learn how to maneuver in a culture that is steeped in tradition One that looks backward instead of forward for solutions to problems Mary cares about others, helps the sick and disadvantaged and is a voice, albeit a young voice, for women.At twelve, Mary was betrothed to an older man who had sons her age She resisted this arrangement strongly She argued with her parents against the betrothal with every bit of logic and strength she had but found this tradition beyond her ability to fight The marriage took place and she was rewarded by the birth of a beautiful baby boy, Jesus.
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    About "Mary Jo Nickum"

    1. Mary Jo Nickum

      Mary J Nickum is a retired librarian, who is now an editor and freelance writer Her primary focus is on science for the public She has chosen to extend her science for the public outreach to children.Mary earned a B.A degree in English education at Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin, a Masters in Librarianship at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies from Oregon State University She worked as a science librarian at US Environmental Protection Agency, National Water Quality Laboratory in Duluth, MN, as Oceanography Zoology librarian at Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR and as Project Manager of the Fish and Wildlife Reference Service in Rockville, MD She is a former editor of The Progressive Fish Culturist, Editor in Chief of the Intermountain Journal of Science, and currently edits the World Aquaculture magazine.Mary s articles are published in Hatchery International, Aquaculture Magazine, Northern Aquaculture and Fish Farming News She is currently working on several nonfiction books for children.

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    1. When I took an interest in A Girl Named Mary , I presumed there would be some fiction involved but I thought that it would be around scripture not changing scripture In the Bible, Mary was told by an angel that she would give birth to Jesus In this book a handsome Roman soldier, that Mary obviously finds attractive, tells her in a toast at a meal that you will give birth to a son that will change the world.Bible says that Joseph did not know Mary till after the birth of Jesus , not so in this bo [...]


    2. Warmly written and full of interestMary s tale will attract and hold the attention of young readers and even this adult and demanding one The story begins on the eve of Jesus birth, then backtracks to that of Herod s excesses, and the struggles of Mary s parents, Anne and Joachim We are there for Mary s birth, girlhood, and adolescence, and witness her development into a virtuous yet occasionally rebellious and questioning adolescent, which gives her character depth and believability She initial [...]



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