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Just One More Hug

Ruth Almog
AGE: 12-16

This bittersweet story begins in a boarding school for gifted children, continues in an exotic lighthouse, and ends on a plane as the protagonists take off on a trip to Europe.
Fifteen-year-old May is at boarding school with her younger brother, Kai. Compared to the other children there, May and her brother are well off. Their parents are separated; their mother lives in Australia, and their father is busy at his business all day. May and Kai are going to spend the summer vacation with their grandfather, a former sea captain who lives in a lighthouse. May falls in love with handsome 18-year-old Roy, but it is a short and disappointing relationship, because she refuses to give in to Roy`s sexual demands. When May`s mother comes over for a visit and takes her two children on a trip to Europe, May`s anger with her dissipates. On the plane, she also meets Tom, a really nice boy, and she gets the feeling she might fall in love with him.

Just One More Hug
Title Just One More Hug
Author’s Last Name Almog
Author's First Name Ruth
Genre youth
Publisher (Hebrew) Hakibbutz Hameuchad
Year of Publication (Hebrew) 2003
No. Pages 150 pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Od Chibuk Echad
Representation Represented by ITHL



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