Beni's War

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5.2 X 7.4 X 0.8 inches | 0.66 pounds

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About the Author

Tammar Stein is the award winning author of books for children and young adults, including Beni's War, winner of the Middle East Book Award and The Six-Day Hero, a Junior Library Guild Selection and Sydney Taylor Honor. Tammar has lived on three continents, in five countries, and six states. She currently lives in Singapore with her family and adopted dog.


"Stein's story is not a coming-of-age story; it is a coming-together story." -- EDITOR'S CHOICE Melissa Warren, Historical Novel Society

-- (5/3/2021 12:00:00 AM)

"What I enjoyed most in this book is the personified experience of a tween; how accurately the author described such everyday inner stories as magical thinking ('get better'), the angst of being bullied, the elevating feeling of forgiving someone, the excitement of learning something new...." -- Jewish Book World

-- (11/2/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"Beni's War depicts neither an idealized Israel nor a flawed country which needs to be apologized for. Instead, it faithfully paints life as lived in a country where war is never far away." -- Marjorie Gann, retired teacher; author of Five Thousand Years of Slavery, Toronto, Canada, AJL

-- (9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"Readers coping with shattered contemporary realities will recognize themselves in a child's fears and growing empathy." -- Kirkus Reviews

-- (8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"Readers will be motivated by Beni's perceptiveness and inspired by the strength he demonstrates through acceptance―even towards the enemy."―School Library Journal Starred Review

-- (10/1/2020 12:00:00 AM)