Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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Viking, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 152 pages
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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is unlike any other situation in the world today. It's in the news daily, can spark intense emotional arguments, and influences American foreign policy.
Yet, a real understanding of this heated conflict is hard to come by.
In Understanding the Holy Land, Mitch Frank offers straightforward explanations. Answering questions from "What is intifada?" to "Why is peace so hard?" Frank carefully covers the significant developments of this complex disagreement.
Written in a question-and-answer format for sixth-graders and up, and illustrated with black-and-white photos and maps, this book will help young people understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its significance to the world.


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User Review  - BettyB112 - LibraryThing

Straightforward account of the history of the Holy Land. This book filled in all of the "holes" for me and allowed me to finally understand what is going on! What I really enjoyed about this book was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

A surprisingly dull and dry read. Full of maps and diagrams that, unfortunately, are either undated and unlabeled or labeled so small that no one could hope to know what point they are there to make. Surely there is a better kids' book out there on this topic. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Who were the Israelis before there was a state of Israel?
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Who were the Palestinians before they became known
21
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Mitch Frank is a reporter at "Time" magazine and was reporting three blocks away from the World Trade Center when it collapsed. Frank has been a guest commentator on CNN, Fox News, and "The Today Show.

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