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A Little Piece of Ground

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Publication date  August 15, 2003
Pages  214 pp (first edition)
OCLC  52458080
Genre  Young adult fiction
Country  United Kingdom
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Language  English
Media type  Print (Paperback)
ISBN  0-330-43679-1
Originally published  15 August 2003
Publisher  Macmillan Publishers
Awards  Hampshire Book Award
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Authors  Elizabeth Laird, Sonia Nimr
Similar  Elizabeth Laird books, Young adult fiction books, Arab–Israeli conflict books

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A Little Piece of Ground is a young adult novel by Elizabeth Laird. The book is about a twelve-year-old boy and his family struggling under the oppression of occupation in Israel/Palestine. It was first published by Macmillan in 2003 and reprinted by Haymarket Books in 2006. In 2003 it was a nominee for the Carnegie Medal and in 2004 won the Hampshire Book Award. The story comes from Laird's experiences in Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War. The book has attracted some controversy regarding its portrayal of Israel/Palestinian relations.The book was translated into Arabic and rewritten with the Palestinian author Sonia Nimer and it was published by Tamer Institute for Community Education.

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