A bottle in the Gaza Sea
Source:Bloomsbury, Volume 1st U.S, New York, N.Y., p.149 (2008)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PQ2726 .E53 B6813 2008
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
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."
ages 13-18; book level 5.8