Levine, Anna. Freefall.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

LEVINE, Anna. Freefall. HarperCollins, Greenwillow. 251p. c2008. 978-0-06-157654-6. $16.99. JS

Anna Levine lives in Israel, and this story is about Aggie, an Israeli teenager about to enter the army. She and her friends are leaving high school, just like students all over the world; however, instead of going off to college or starting a career, they are drafted into military service. Most of the girls don't go into combat units, but Aggie, fighting her own lack of confidence, volunteers to go on a two-day test in the desert to see if she will be chosen for that very daunting challenge. She makes friends with a few other women who have totally different backgrounds, and bonds with them. Back home in Jerusalem, Aggie starts falling in love with the older brother of her...

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