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Why heaven is far away by Julius Lester

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Published by Scholastic Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Heaven -- Fiction.,
  • Snakes -- Fiction.,
  • God -- Fiction.,
  • Angels -- Fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.

Book details:

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When people and animals try to climb ladders to Heaven to escape problems with snakes, God, His secretary Bruce, and the angel Shaniqua decide that Heaven needs to be much further away.

Edition Notes

Statementby Julius Lester ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsCepeda, Joe, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L5629 Wm 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3950666M
ISBN 100439178711
LC Control Number2001043480
OCLC/WorldCa47894783

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  Why Heaven Is Far Away Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, January 1, "Please retry" — $ — The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book Manufacturer: New York Scholastic c. Here you will learn the Zero Commandment, where falling stars come from, and, of course, why heaven is far away. Back when the world was new, heaven and earth were close together, so close that they had ladders joining them, and people and angels could visit back and forth like neighbors. Information about the book, Why Heaven Is Far Away (Fiction, School & Library Binding), by Julius Lester (Scholastic Press, ) African American Literature Book Club Celebrating Our Literary Legacy Since — Black Literature is for Everyone African American Literature Book Club. Julius Lester blends elements of two selections in his Black Folktales and brings back characters from What a Truly Cool World in Why Heaven Is Far Away, illus. by Joe Cepeda. Returning angel Shani.

  why heaven is far away by Julius Lester & illustrated by Joe Cepeda ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, Shaniqua, Bruce, Mrs. God, and, of course, God, return after What a Truly Cool World (), to reveal the answer to a question children are bound to wonder about. In Why Heaven is Far Away an unusual team dealt with snake food, nervous earth inhabitants, camouflage, communication, and pulling up ladders. Not an orthodox author, Julius Lester combined two creation myths to answer questions. Invitation to the Needy 8 “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways,” declares the LORD. 9 “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so My ways are higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts. 10 For just as rain and snow fall from heaven and do not return without watering the earth, making it bud and sprout, and providing seed to sow and. One of the Bible ’s greatest promises declares, ‘There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away’ (Revelation ). “But heaven will be.

  How far away is Heaven? I have answered a very similar question in some detail: Geoff Cutler's answer to The place called heaven, where could it be? Under or above our sun, or in another place we don't know about? As a spiritualist we have access.   Heaven Isn’t To Far Away. However, as it is written: "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him" 1 Corinthians NIV. A GLIMPSE OF HEAVEN. Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. Get this from a library! Why heaven is far away. [Julius Lester; Joe Cepeda] -- When people and animals try to climb ladders to Heaven to escape problems with snakes, God, His secretary Bruce, and the angel Shaniqua decide that Heaven needs to be much further away.   Third (and I find this fact fascinating), the Bible hints that heaven is not as far away as we might think. Because heaven is a real place, we sometimes think it must be outside our present universe - which would mean that it is billions and billions of light years away.