Snow in Jerusalem
Da Costa Deborah
1 Jan. 2008
Albert Whitman and Company
Avi and Hamudi are two boys who live in Jerusalem's Old City--Avi in the Jewish Quarter and Hamudi in the Muslim Quarter. To each boy, the other's neighborhood is an alien land. Both are caring for the same beautiful white stray cat.
"The idea that deeply rooted conflicts can as easily be resolved is unquestionably simplistic, but the book's optimism is appealing." Booklist
"The narrative flows smoothly, and da Costa's language makes the story seem more a legend or folktale than a modern tale." School Library Journal