Eber: A Tale of Hidden Beauty

by Adra V. Cooper

Genres: Children & Young Adult, Fiction, Middle Grade

ISBN: 9781620205013

112 pages

Price: $9.99

I’m so plain, so homely. There is nothing special about me! Priscilla thought, looking at her reflection in the mirror. She raised her hand and let her fingers trace along her pimply forehead, ruddy cheeks, thin lips, and prominent chin. She looked at her dull brown eyes. There was no sparkle, no light. Her mousy brown hair matched her eyes—lifeless.    Priscilla Barton is not the prettiest girl in the town of Harperwill, and she knows it. She is picked on at school; and she tries to stay strong in front of her peers, but inwardly she envies the beauty of the girls who tease her. Priscilla’s one desire in life is to have outward beauty.     When an accident involving her little brother Tia occurs, Priscilla has a chance encounter with a stranger named Eber. Eber helps her discover a beauty far greater and infinitely more precious than all of the most beautiful faces, in the entire world combined.


Adra V. Cooper is a “jack-of-all-trades” and hopefully a master of some. She enjoys writing and creating characters for books as well as for the stage. Adra has taught theatre classes for local homeschool co-ops for eight years and has written over ten plays and skits. Besides teaching locally, Adra also directed and acted in two productions that were taken to the land of Israel: Redeemed - The story of Ruth and Boaz in 2010, and Esther - For Such a Time as This in 2013. Besides writing, Adra also enjoys playing violin in the band Eye2Sky, riding horses, and pursuing a career in Christian screenplay writing and filmmaking. This is Adra’s first published book.