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Green Almonds Teacher Guide Graphic
  • Ages: 16 and Up
  • Imprint: Lion Forge
  • Subject: Social Studies, English Language Arts
  • Grade Range: Eleventh Grade and Up

Written by veteran educators for educators, our Teacher and Discussion Guides are ready for use in your classroom or at your next book club. Our Teacher Guides include differentiated activities, links to additional resources, and ideas for multi-disciplinary extension activities for use with a variety of our titles.

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Green Almonds Teacher Guide Graphic
  • Ages: 16 and Up
  • Imprint: Lion Forge
  • Subject: Social Studies, English Language Arts
  • Grade Range: Eleventh Grade and Up

Written by veteran educators for educators, our Teacher and Discussion Guides are ready for use in your classroom or at your next book club. Our Teacher Guides include differentiated activities, links to additional resources, and ideas for multi-disciplinary extension activities for use with a variety of our titles.

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About the Book

Description

The graphic novel collaboration and true story of two sisters. Anaële, a writer, leaves for Palestine volunteering in an aid program, swinging between her Palestinian friends and her Israeli friends. Delphine is an artist, left behind in Liège, Belgium. From their different sides of the world, they exchange letters. Green Almonds: Letters from Palestine is a personal look into a complex reality, through the prism of the experience of a young woman writing letters to her sister about her feelings and adventures in the occupied territories. Green Almonds is an intimate story with big implications. A young woman discovers a country, works there, makes friends, lives a love story, and is confronted with the plight of the Palestinians, the violence on a daily basis that we see on our screens and read in our newspapers. Anaële’s story is brought to life by Delphine’s simple and evocative drawings, which give full force to the subject and evoke the complexity of this conflict, creating a journey to the everyday life of Palestinians Green Almonds: Letters from Palestine received the Doctors Without Borders Award for best travel diary highlighting the living conditions of populations in precarious situations when it was published in France in 2011.

Green Almonds Book Cover

Green Almonds © 2018 The Lion Forge, LLC. Originally published in French under the Original Title: Les Amandes vertes © Warum 2011.

Green Almonds Book Cover

Green Almonds © 2018 The Lion Forge, LLC. Originally published in French under the Original Title: Les Amandes vertes © Warum 2011.

Description

The graphic novel collaboration and true story of two sisters. Anaële, a writer, leaves for Palestine volunteering in an aid program, swinging between her Palestinian friends and her Israeli friends. Delphine is an artist, left behind in Liège, Belgium. From their different sides of the world, they exchange letters. Green Almonds: Letters from Palestine is a personal look into a complex reality, through the prism of the experience of a young woman writing letters to her sister about her feelings and adventures in the occupied territories. Green Almonds is an intimate story with big implications. A young woman discovers a country, works there, makes friends, lives a love story, and is confronted with the plight of the Palestinians, the violence on a daily basis that we see on our screens and read in our newspapers. Anaële’s story is brought to life by Delphine’s simple and evocative drawings, which give full force to the subject and evoke the complexity of this conflict, creating a journey to the everyday life of Palestinians Green Almonds: Letters from Palestine received the Doctors Without Borders Award for best travel diary highlighting the living conditions of populations in precarious situations when it was published in France in 2011.

About Anaële and Delphine

Anaële Hermans lives in Belgium where she works as a sociocultural facilitator. After studying literature, she became a French language teacher.

Anaele Hermans

Delphine Hermans studied animation at the Animation Cinema Department of the National Superior School ȊLa Cambreȋ in Brussles.

Delphine Hermans
Anaele Hermans

Anaële Hermans lives in Belgium where she works as a sociocultural facilitator. After studying literature, she became a French language teacher.

Delphine Hermans

Delphine Hermans studied animation at the Animation Cinema Department of the National Superior School ȊLa Cambreȋ in Brussles. She is the animation workshop leader at Camera-etc.