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Rardin, Susan Lowry
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1984.
IL 5-8
ISBN 0395362164 
Six American kids accompany their parents to a peace conference in Italy. What starts out as a routine bus trip to the catacombs turns into a scary kidnapping and introduction to desert culture. The children are held hostage after an uncomfortable two day boat trip across the Mediterranean. It's hard to think about the black and white nature of right and wrong when you read this story. If the captives have so much in common with the captors, why are they enemies?
SUBJECTS:     Terrorism -- Fiction.
              Antinuclear movement -- Fiction.


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