Broken Bridge by Lynne Reid Banks

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A sequel to One More River finds two newly arrived teens walking through the streets of Jerusalem, until they are attacked by a terrorist and one is killed, forcing the other to confront the horrors of present-day Israel.
 

About Lynne Reid Banks

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Lynne Reid Banks was born in London, England on July I929. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she acted and wrote for the repertory stage.Eventually, she turned to journalism, becoming one of Britain's first female television news reporters. Banks was fired from her job as a reporter, and while working a different job, she wrote her first novel, which went on to become a best seller. Her titles include Fair Exchange, Tom Country, The Spice Rack, and Polly and Jake.
 
Published May 26, 1994 by Hamish Hamilton. 192 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In a starred review, PW called this sequel to One More River, about an Israeli girl who witnesses her cousin's murder by Palestinians, ""a powerful, moving tale."" Ages12-up.

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At the behest of his father Noah, who turned his back on Israel and his first family years earlier, Glen, a rich Canadian teen, reluctantly accompanies his cousin Nili (the daughter of the heroine of One More River) to her native kibbutz, which he imagines as a ``weirdo farm village in [a] crazy ...

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