First Apple

The author describes 1940s China and her quest, as a nine-year-old girl, to buy a precious apple for her grandmother’s birthday. By the author of A Day on a Shrimp Boat.

A Little Piece Of Ground

During the Israeli occupation of Ramallah in the West Bank of Palestine, twelve-year-old Karim and his friends create a secret place for themselves where they can momentarily forget the horrors of war. Also written by Sonia Nimr.

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