The Garden

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Scholastic Canada, 1998 - Holocaust survivors Israel Juvenile fiction - 141 pages
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Novel brings to life the tumultuous events leading to the birth of the State of Israel.

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User Review  - Miss Amanda - Goodreads

gr 8+ 98pgs Nov 1947-May 1948 Israel-Arab War. 16 year old Ruth now lives at Kibbutz David and is a member of Haganah. As the UN vote for the partition of Palestine gets closer tensions increase ... Read full review


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Writer Carol Matas was born in Canada in 1949. Matas was an actress and currently teaches writing. Matas is best known for her historical adventures. These often feature young people caught up in the world's problems. "Daniel's Story," about a young Jewish boy in Nazi Germany, was short-listed for the 1993 Governor General's Award and the 1994 Ruth Schwartz Award and won the Silver Birch Award. Lisa won the Geoffrey Bilson Award and was a New York Times Book Review Notable of 1989.

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