The Garden
The Garden
The Garden
Carol Matas
After leading a group of Jewish refugees to Israel after World War II, sixteen-year-old Ruth joins the Haganah, the Jewish Army, and helps her people fight to keep the land granted to them by the United Nations

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Genre: 

  • Historical Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Ruth Mendenberg, a survivor of the Buchenwald concentration camp, has risked her life to help smuggle a group of refugees into Palestine. Now she wants to forget the past and forge a new life. But violence is escalating all around her as Arabs and Jews struggle over the rigths each groups has to live in Palestine.

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