When his family leaves their war-torn country to come to live in America, a young boy has trouble adjusting, until his grandfather helps him find what he had missed most.
Contains the correspondence between two girls, one Israeli and the other Palestinian, from 1988 until their meeting in 1991 and includes a brief history of their two peoples. First translated by Ariane Elbaz (Hebr.) and Beatrice Khadige (Arab.).
Left with Grandpa and Grandma, Noni wonders where Mom is and what she is doing, and when she returns she has to find Noni, who is hiding.
A sixteen-year-old girl travels to Israel to spend the summer on a kibbutz and discovers who she is and what she wants out of life.
Complete with maps and photographs, a guide provides a comprehensive review of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a review of the area’s history, its people, significant past and present events, and definitions of commonly used terms.
Although they live in different quarters of Jerusalem, a Jewish boy and a Muslim boy are surprised to discover they have been caring for the same stray cat.
With the background of The Arabian Nights, this book deals with themes of young men’s folly, greed, adventure, crime and punishment. An old man narrates how years earlier he and friends set out to see the world and to find riches to bring home.
As part of the series Cultures of the World, this title covers the geography, history, government, economy, environment, peoples, arts, cultures and languages of the country of Syria.
When Karen and Yasmine become friends as well as members of a mixed Arab and Jewish track team in Israel, relatives and friends of both girls disapprove of the relationship.
A poor man spends all his money to free two mistreated dancing bears, and in doing so reminds the onlookers that the dignity of all living creatures must be respected.