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As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Powerful story of teen risking all during Syrian Revolution.

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This is the story of war told not through the eyes of a soldier, but through the bravery and determination of a teenage girl forced to come of age too soon. Some readers may find the nonstop violence in As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow overwhelming, but it's that violence that offers teens a powerful lesson about the cost of war paid by the most vulnerable among us.

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