FACT ABOUT HOLY LAND: Just at the time that Jesus was growing to manhood in nearby Nazareth, a great building project was taking place in Zippori. Some scholars claim that this building project may have employed the artisan Joseph, husband of Mary, and, perhaps, even his apprentice, Jesus.
Ok....this is the actress that i have been compared to most often....kristin bell I didn't really see it until I watched her in "you again"....when she has glasses and braces and is all nerdy??? Wow! TOTALLY my twin ;)
Ursula K. Le Guin:A wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea series, 1). During a spell recalling the dead, the boy Sparrowhawk, a sorcerer's apprentice, unwittingly unleashes evil on the land. He grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world.
Growing up as an enslaved boy on an Alabama cotton farm, Bill Traylor worked all day in the hot fields. When slavery ended, Bill's family stayed on the farm as sharecroppers. There Bill grew to manhood, raised by his own family and cared for the land and his animals. By the time has was 81, Bill was alone on his farm. So he moved to the city and began drawing. Today Bill Traylor is considered one of the most important self-taught American folk artists.
Adam Trask came to California from the East to farm and raise his family on the new, rich land. But the birth of his twins, Cal and Aron, brings his wife to the brink of madness, and Adam is left alone to raise his boys to manhood. One boy thrives, nurtured by the love of all those around him: the other grows up in loneliness, enveloped by a mysterious darkness.
Insurrection, by Robyn Young. The King of Scotland is dead. Civil war threatens as powerful Scottish families fight over the throne, unaware that King Edward of England has plans of his own. In this divided land, a boy grows to manhood. The path he takes will never be smooth. He will serve his enemy and betray his friends before he finds himself and destiny takes its claim. He is Robert the Bruce.