A Little Piece of Ground

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This book, originally English and translated into Arabic by Samar Qutob, tells the story of a twelve year old Palestinian boy living under the Israeli military occupation, experiencing imprisonment in a car located in the piece of ground he strives to arrange as a place to play with his friends. Curfew, tanks, settlements and immigration interrupt his plans about peace and success.

The book received the Hampshire Award 2004.

Author: 
Laird, Elizabeth & Sonia Nimr
Year of Publishing: 
2008