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

User Review  - Marilyn Duguid - Christianbook.com

Hi there:I first got this book from my local library and found the information to be so precise and understandable that I went searching on-line to see where I could get a copy and was pleasantly ... Read full review


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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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