Books by Laurie Dolphin

OUR JOURNEY FROM TIBET by Laurie Dolphin
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"With a letter from the Dalai Lama, and an afterword. (Picture book/nonfiction. 4-8)"
Sonam is the young girl who narrates the story of her escape from Tibet, along with two sisters, over the Himalayan Mountains to a better life in India. Read full book review >
NEVE SHALOM/WAHAT-AL-SALAM: OASIS OF PEACE by Laurie Dolphin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1993

"Glossary; comparison of words common to Hebrew and Arabic. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
In a remarkable community outside Jerusalem, 20 families—Jews and Arabs—demonstrate the possibility of peaceful coexistence, working and living together in a cooperative village that is seen here through the eyes of two ten-year-olds, a Jewish boy and an Arab, among the first from outside the village to be admitted to its bilingual, bicultural school. Read full book review >
GEORGIA TO GEORGIA by Laurie Dolphin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 1991

"This innovative grass-roots initiative toward international understanding deserves a fuller, more careful report. (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Joe Schulten's mother organized a program of letter-writing by children in Atlanta to children in Tbilisi, in the Republic of Georgia, U.S.S.R. (``Project Peace Tree''). Read full book review >