Teens in Israel

Teens in Israel

by Michael Burgan
     
 

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Israel was created as a country to unite the Jewish people. In reality, it is a land filled with a variety of cultures and religions that influence the lives and experiences of young Israelis. Israel's teens are challenged-living in a country that is often filled with tension-but they do not live in fear. They attend school, hang out with friends, and enjoy their

Overview

Israel was created as a country to unite the Jewish people. In reality, it is a land filled with a variety of cultures and religions that influence the lives and experiences of young Israelis. Israel's teens are challenged-living in a country that is often filled with tension-but they do not live in fear. They attend school, hang out with friends, and enjoy their families. Teens in Israel is part of Global Connections, a series that uncovers the challenges, pastimes, and customs of teens around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756524432
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Series:
Capstone Global Connections Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1100L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States.
Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

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