When Liyana's father decides to move his contemporary Arab-American family from St. Louis to Jerusalem, Liyana's life turns upside down. Liyana is an outsider who doesn't understand the culture around her. Then she befriends a Jewish boy (a friendship silently forbidden in that land), and things really start to get interesting.
An intriguing look at the cultural and religious strife in the West Bank. Addresses sensitive but timely political issues. Eye-opening and powerful.