Three Wishes

Three Wishes

Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak

Book - 2004
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Palestinian and Israeli children and teens talk about the impact that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has on their daily lives.
Publisher: Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, 2004
ISBN: 9780888996459
0888996454
Branch Call Number: J 956.04 Ell 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 110 p. :,ill., map

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List - Freedom to Read Week
Blemenchick Feb 25, 2012

Objection: the CJC said that Ellis had provided a flawed historical introduction to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The CJC said some children in the book portrayed Israeli soldiers as brutal, expressed ethnic hatred and glorified suicide bombing. The effect on young readers was "toxic"


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vanilla_skie77
Mar 06, 2014

I really enjoyed this book. I read it in 3 hours. The stories were really touching, and it made me sad to see these children hurt by war and hatred. It's amazing that most of the children have dreams of studying art. I'm curious to know, how does a war even start? There are some quotes I really liked, but I won't post them here.

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Cabby
Sep 09, 2008

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Twoey Gray
Jul 26, 2008

An excellent collection of views and opinions from children from both Isreali and Palestinian children who are affected by the war. Though controversial, it is an excellent eye opener for children as it is a first hand account of what life is like in a less fortunate country.

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Twoey Gray
Jul 30, 2008

Twoey Gray thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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Twoey Gray
Jul 30, 2008

Violence: The kids describe the horrible violence they have been affected by, including bombings and shootings.

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