Last edited by Zologor
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | History

5 edition of A little piece of ground found in the catalog.

A little piece of ground

by Elizabeth Laird

  • 149 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Haymarket Books in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    During the Israeli occupation of Ramallah in the West Bank of Palestine, twelve-year-old Karim and his friends create a secret place for themselves where they can momentarily forget the horrors of war.

    Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Laird ; with Sonia Nimr ; illustrations by Bill Neal
    ContributionsNimr, Sonia
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.L1579 Li 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24747861M
    ISBN 101931859388
    ISBN 109781931859387
    LC Control Number2006008707
    OCLC/WorldCa68623870

      For a book that deals with children leading an almost unthinkable life, A Little Piece of Ground manages to convey the gravity of the situation without resorting to graphic violence or sensationalism. Laird shows the psychological effects that living . Editions for A Little Piece of Ground: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (published in ), Cited by:

    BRAND: A reading of "A Little Piece of Ground," the children's book that some critics say is an unfair depiction of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The owner of Canada's largest bookstore says. A Little Piece of Ground by Elizabeth Laird and Bill Neal. Karim Aboudi would live and breathe soccer twenty-four hours a day if he could. But read more. Karim Aboudi would live and breathe soccer twenty-four hours a day if he could.

    Little Piece of Ground, A by Laird, Elizabeth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Little Piece of Ground, a by Laird, Elizabeth - AbeBooks. A Little Piece Of Ground will help young readers understand more about one of the worst conflicts afflicting our world n by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain's best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young -year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their.


Share this book
You might also like
The Tretyakov Gallery

The Tretyakov Gallery

New chemistry.

New chemistry.

Practical statistics for educators

Practical statistics for educators

Being the body of Christ

Being the body of Christ

Philosophy and education

Philosophy and education

Halo of morning

Halo of morning

Index to the 1800 Census of North Carolina

Index to the 1800 Census of North Carolina

Palmistry

Palmistry

Philips HCS 110 service manual

Philips HCS 110 service manual

Short-term futures trading

Short-term futures trading

Brazil-U.S. business listing

Brazil-U.S. business listing

The Round Dance

The Round Dance

South African judo syllabus

South African judo syllabus

Fatherless families on family income supplement (FIS)

Fatherless families on family income supplement (FIS)

A three-dimensional fractal model of the dog kidney cortex with application to multiple indicator dilution tomography

A three-dimensional fractal model of the dog kidney cortex with application to multiple indicator dilution tomography

Floral forms in historic design

Floral forms in historic design

A little piece of ground by Elizabeth Laird Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Little Piece Of Ground will help young readers understand more about one of the worst conflicts afflicting our world today. Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain’s best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young by:   Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britains best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young boy.

Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are/5. A Little Piece Of Ground will help young readers understand more about one of the worst conflicts afflicting our world today.

Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain’s best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young : Haymarket Books.

Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain’s best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young boy.

Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew. Imagine the stifling anger, frustration and helplessness. That's where Elizabeth Laird's "A Little Piece of Ground" begins.

A little piece of ground book From this claustrophobic opening, the story opens up a little bit with glimmers of hope and happiness, but each such glimmer is marred by the brutality and uncertainty of the occupation/5(43).

A Little Piece of Ground Macmillan ISBN Outside the home of the Aboudi family in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, an Israeli tank blocks the street. Armed troops have kept the inhabitants inside for two weeks. A Little Piece of Ground cleverly combines an exciting story with pressing political issues and as such is sure to encourage passionate debate.

A Little Piece of Ground: Some Suggested Activities The following activities are a mixture of reading, writing, speaking, listening, drama & design tasks. Teachers should pick and mix as they see fit.

At the end of the pack are some suggestions for physical games & starters that would complement the themes and events of the book. Imagine the stifling anger, frustration and helplessness.

That's where Elizabeth Laird's "A Little Piece of Ground" begins. From this claustrophobic opening, the story opens up a little bit with glimmers of hope and happiness, but each such glimmer is /5(22).

Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain's best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young boy. Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew.

Unabridged literature: A Little Piece of Ground, by Elizabeth Laird A LITTLE PIECE OF GROUND It’s a book set in Palestine. It’s a book about Palestine; but it’s also about a 12 year-old boy growing up trying to make sense of his Size: 2MB.

A Little Piece Of Ground will help young readers understand more about one of the worst conflicts afflicting our world today. Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain’s best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young boy.

Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in. Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain's best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Groundexplores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young 4/5(6).

A Little Piece of Ground has the same rights as any other book to be on the shelves of shops and libraries. I also think that by reading books like this, and acknowledging other points of view, it will be easier for both sides to understand each other (Fourteen year-old reader Jewish Chronicle)/5(31).

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 - Books For Keeps. A Little Piece of Ground has the same rights as any other book to be on the shelves of shops and libraries.

I also think that by reading books like this. Setting This book takes place in Ramallah, Palestine. Karim's town is under a strict curfew by Israeli soldiers and it seems almost impossible to survive.

If you step outside during curfew the tanks will shoot you and the soldiers are destroying families. The soldiers bombed the. In Elizabeth Laird's A Little Piece of Ground, twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict i 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/5(6). '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, Books for Keeps 'A Little Piece of Ground has the same rights as any other book to be on the shelves of shops and libraries.

Overall A Little Piece of Ground is a fascinating book that provides an important insight into life for young people in Palestine. If you’re interested in other cultures, or the experience of living in war zones then this is the book for you.

Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain s best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young boy. Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew.

In response to a Palestinian Cited by:. A Little Piece Of Ground will help young readers understand more about one of the worst conflicts afflicting our world today. Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain's best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young boy.

Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their.Little Piece Of Ground by Elizabeth Laird available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. An extraordinary book about war and peace through the 5/5(2).A little piece of ground.

[Elizabeth Laird; Sonia Nimr; Bill Neal] -- During the Israeli occupation of Ramallah in the West Bank of Palestine, twelve-year-old Karim and his friends create a secret place for themselves where they can momentarily forget the horrors of.