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1 Kings 12:1-24After King Solomon past away his son Rehoboam took over as the King of Israel. Upon taking command of the throne, the people of Israel made a request of their new King. They asked him to lighten the harsh workload and the heavy yoke put on them by Rehoboam’s father, King Solomon. After consulting with his elders as well as with his peers Rehoboam decided not to ease up, but to instead tighten his control even further. But his plan backfired and the people of Israel rebelled and Judah was the only city Rehoboam was able to maintain control of. Rehoboam then gathered up 180,000 fighting men and was going to try and regain control of his Kingdom but God told Shemiah to tell Rehoboam to not attack but instead to go home.1 Kings 17:1-19:21While under the command of King Ahab, Israel would endure a long drought where neither rain nor dew would fall.

Elijah, a Tishbite from Tishbe told King Ahab of this upcoming drought. After informing the King, Elijah was instructed by God to go and hide in the Kerith Ravine. After a couple years had passed the Lord instructed Elijah to present himself to Ahab and he would then bring rain. Elijah then met with Ahab on Mount Carmel. During this encounter Elijah had Ahab summon all the prophets of Baal and Asherah.

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Elijah then challenged them to prove their God Baal, was real by having him set fire to a bull. When they were unsuccessful Elijah then called upon the lord to set fire upon his bull and then suddenly the bull burst into flames. Elijah then had all the prophets killed. After the killing of the prophets Ahab was not happy so he basically had a death warrant put on Elijah’s head. 2 Kings 2:1-25Before Elijah died, his servant Elisha had asked for a double portion of his spirit upon his death. After Elijah was taken away by a chariot of fire, Elisha picked up Elijah’s cloak and divided the water of the Jordan to the right and to the left.

This act proved to onlookers that Elisha did indeed inherit Elijah’s spirit.2 Kings 4:1-8:6Throughout this chapter Elisha performs many good deeds. He helped a lady and her two sons out by providing them with enough oil to pay their debts. He also gave a Shunammite woman a son, and when her son died he restored life back into the boy. Elisha also made twenty loaves of bread feed a hundred people.EzraIn the book of Ezra, King Cyrus of Persia made a proclamation to build a great temple for the Lord in Judah.

He also had 42,360 exiles returned to their homes. During the construction though the people of Judah and Benjamin encountered some problems with neighboring nations that did not want the temple to be built. The work eventually came to a halt per King Artaxerxes.

The work did not resume until Darius became King. NehemiahIn the book of Nehemiah, Nehemiah a cupbearer for King Artaxerxes organizes a project to rebuild the walls of the city of Jerusalem. During the construction of the wall the people of Jerusalem encountered opposition from a man named Sanballat. They pressed on with the construction though ignoring his threats of war.

Nehemiah then had exiles brought back into Jerusalem to become residents.EstherDuring the rule of King Xerxes, Queen Vashti disobeyed an order given to her by the King. For punishment he had her relinquish her power and she was to never enter the presence of the King again. The King then crowned a virgin named Esther to take the vacated spot of queen.

The King was so pleased with his new Queen that he proclaimed a holiday in her name. Then one of the King’s Nobles named Haman issued an order to have all the Jews destroyed including Mordecai, Queen Esther’s father. But Haman’s plan backfired and the King had him hung.

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I knew about this book because one day I was seeing T.

V. watching theseries of Lizzie McGuire. Then, in the commercials they pass one aboutscholastic and there I saw the books about Lizzie so I asked my mom to byesome of then to me because I wanted to read them!The title of the book is Picture This and it is written by Doug Tuberand Tim Maile the characters of this book are Lizzie McGuire, David Gordon,Miranda Sanchez, Ms. McGuire, Matt, Lanny, Kate Sanders, and Ethan Kraft.

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The setting of this book is in Lizzie’s house and school.First PartIt was Picture Day and Lizzie McGuire didn’t know what to wear, soshe called her best friend Miranda Sanchez. She got many ideas and sheaccepts one idea. The idea was to dress like Britney Spears, Matt calledtheir parents. Mr and Ms. McGuire got there immediately, Lizzie’s parentsand her got into a big discussion. Her mom opened Lizzie’s drawer and tookout a red sweater with a unicorn at the front that her grandma had gave herwhich was not-in fashion-.Matt called Lanny to ask him if he had done thehomework.

Lanny didn’t to the homework so Matt had the idea of playing sickto his mom. As breakfast started, he said he had a stomach ache and went tobed her mom discovers his lie and makes him suffer being sick.Lizzie got to the school bus and they started laughing. Her friendstell her to go and change. When she got to the door of the bus immediatelyit got closed by the driver.

When they got to school everyone was laughingand Kate Sanders and Miranda wore the same clothes.Later, Gordo asked her when she was taking the photo she said 6thperiod. Gordo called her to his locker and opened it there were lots ofbeautiful shirts. In art, Kate threw paint to Lizzie.

In the photo shelooked pretty!2nd PartOne day at Lizzie’s School they left her to make a report o 5 pages.Next, Miranda and she went to the mall and in a store they said thatMiranda had stolen a lipstick. Lizzie couldn’t defend her so they got mad.Lanny got a camera for hid Birthday and they were planning to do a programthey called it Matt’s After Dinner!The day before Mr.

Diggs gave P.E. class the class had to dance inpartners Lizzie chose Miranda, so she told Mr.

Diggs she didn’t want todance with Lizzie. So Lizzie got to dance with Ethan. Matt tried to makethe program funny and he made it possible with his dad. Lanny got mad.Later, Mrs.

Stebel was accusing Miranda of plagiarising the reportfrom E-Z-Read. Lizzie defended her. There weren’t mad and Miranda confessedall. Lanny and Matt were happy too.I think this book is only for girls because it talked about a girl’slife. This book a recommend mainly to girls from 8-12 years old. I likedthis book because it is very interesting to read when you have spear timeand if you have Cable Color you can see the series at 7pm.

I liked thisbook a lot I would recommend the library to bye some of these books.


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