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Mackenzie, Lost and Found

Title

Mackenzie, Lost and Found

Authors

Deborah Kerbel

Publisher

Dundurn Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781550028522

Pages

251 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After the death of her mother, Mackenzie and her father move to Israel, where she befriends an American girl dealing with a similar tragedy and begins dating a Palestinian boy, which leads to her involvement with a black-market crime ring.

Grade Level

6-8

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Family member death; Single parent; Interracial; death of a mother; single father; interracial relationship

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Israeli / Palestinian / White

Family Formation

single father

Keywords

Canadians; dating; Christianity; Islam; Muslim; Jerusalem; Palestine; bereavement; friendship; maturation; detective and mystery; antiquities

Diversity Impact

direct

Mackenzie, Lost and Found


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