Galen and Goliath by Lee Roddy
(Kidwitness Tales #5)

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How Far Would You Go To Prove You Were Grown-up?

Galen, a ten-year-old orphaned Philistine boy, wants nothing more than to be a man. Surely, if he becomes Goliath's shield bearer, he'll win the acceptance he desperately craves. But earning the giant's approval requires increasingly dangerous acts—like sneaking into the Israelite camp.

Now Galen must even harm an Israelite to prove himself. But how can he hurt his new Hebrew friend, Reuben, who has shown him nothing but kindness? What if this unseen God of his really is the True God? Will He deliver the puny Israelites from the fierce Philistines just as Reuben has said?

 

About Lee Roddy

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Before becoming a full-time author, Lee Roddy worked for a Los Angeles advertising agency writing copy for major corporations and wrote radio network dramas for NBC, ABC, and CBS. He has written over 50 novels and 15 nonfiction works. His numerous children's series include Between Two Flags, Giants on the Hill, Pinkerton Lady Chronicles, D. J. Dillon Adventure, and Kidwitness Tales. His novel, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, became a prime-time television series on NBC. He also wrote the film Jesus for Campus Crusade for Christ.
 
Published April 1, 2001 by Bethany House Publishers. 128 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction