National Geographic Countries of the World
By Emma Young
(National Geographic Children's Books, Library Binding, 9781426302589, 64pp.)
Publication Date: August 12, 2008
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Visit the bustling, noisy, modern Jewish homeland of Israel. Explore Israel’s contentious history since its creation in 1948. Walk the streets of Jerusalem, holy city of three religions; visit Bethlehem, birthplace of Christ. Learn about the unique Israeli social experiment of the Kibbutz. Study the context of Israel’s embattled place on the Middle East map.
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More than 150 writers from 40 events will gather in New York City for PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, April 28 – May 4, 2014.
For its 10th anniversary, the festival celebrates those who have dared to stand ‘on the edge,’ risking their careers, and sometimes their lives, to speak out for their art and beliefs. Join us for a wide range of events, including debates, one-on-one conversations, participatory workshops and performances in venues throughout the city. Use the code PEN14 (use PEN2014 for events at The Public Theater) and receive a 20 percent discount on most events. www.worldvoicesfestival.org