The classic nativity story told through the eyes of Benjamin, a young shepherd boy. Benjamin is fearful of many things, especially since his father had been killed by wolves in the area while trying to protect his flock. Benjamin will learn to trust his Savior, and realize that God is the only one that can truly keep him safe.
Benjamin's Sling by Eileen M. Berry is a poetic version of the Christmas story through the eyes of a young shepherd. One night, a group of angels tells Benjamin and the other shepherds of a newborn Savior. Rejoicing, the men decide to go in search of Him. But Benjamin remembers the terrible night when his father died defending the sheep from wolves. How can Benjamin leave the flock alone on the dark hillside? Follow in Benjamin's footsteps as he finds a new source of peace and trust in the infant Jesus. Simple and lyrical, this retelling of Christ's birth will delight young and old readers alike.
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