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A Little Piece of Ground

A Little Piece of Ground

(2003)
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"A Little Piece of Ground is an exciting, enlightening and important story that brings to life the reality of events reported daily in the news, and will help young readers understand more about one of the worst conflicts affecting our world today. A fine book, and a daring book."
Michael Morpurgo


"This book must go down as a brave, serious and successful attempt to reach out and have this story heard."
Michael Rosen


12-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew. Israeli tanks control the city in response to a Palestinian suicide bombing. Karim longs to play football with his mates - being stuck inside with his teenage brother and fearful parents is driving him crazy. When the curfew ends, he and his friend discover an unused patch of ground that's the perfect site for a football pitch. Nearby, an old car hidden intact under bulldozed buildings makes a brilliant den. But in this city there's constant danger, even for schoolboys. And when Israeli soldiers find Karim outside during the next curfew it seems impossible that he will survive...

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : Library Binding
Title: A Little Piece of Ground
Author(s): Elizabeth Laird, Sonia Nimr
ISBN: 1435279956 / 9781435279957
Publisher:
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October 2006 : Library Binding
Title: A Little Piece of Ground
Author(s): E. Laird
ISBN: 141776306X / 9781417763061 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
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Paperback Editions

October 2006 : Paperback
Title: A Little Piece of Ground
Author(s): Elizabeth Laird, Sonia Nimr
ISBN: 1931859388 / 9781931859387 (USA edition)
Publisher: Haymarket Books
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August 2004 : Paperback
Title: A Little Piece of Ground
Author(s): Elizabeth Laird
ISBN: 0330437437 / 9780330437431 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
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August 2003 : Paperback
Title: A Little Piece of Ground
Author(s): Elizabeth Laird
ISBN: 0330436791 / 9780330436793 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

April 2008 : Kindle edition
Title: A Little Piece of Ground
Author(s): Elizabeth Laird

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

 


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