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A bottle in the Gaza Sea

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Bloomsbury, Volume 1st U.S, New York, N.Y., p.149 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PQ2726 .E53 B6813 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8397953

Keywords:

Arab-Israeli conflict--Fiction, Arab-Israeli conflict--Juvenile fiction, Gaza Strip--Fiction, Gaza Strip--Juvenile fiction, Israel--Fiction, Israel--Juvenile fiction, Letters--Fiction, Letters--Juvenile fiction, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, Sydney Taylor Book Awards 2009, Toleration--Fiction, Toleration--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Tal Levine of Jerusalem, despondent over the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict, puts her hopes for peace in a bottle and asks her brother, a military nurse in the Gaza Strip, to toss it into the sea, leading ultimately to friendship and understanding between her and an "enemy."

Notes:

ages 13-18; book level 5.8