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Middle East Book Award, 2000-2017

Middle East Book Award, 2000-2017

Resources for the titles recognized by this award since its inception in 2000 -- furthering nonpartisan understanding about the Middle East
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Razia's Ray of Hope: One Girl's Dream of an Education
  • by Elizabeth Suneby and Suana Verelst
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Saints and Misfits
  • by S.K. Ali
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Turtle of Oman, The
  • by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Breadwinner, The
  • by Deborah Ellis
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2002)
    Jane Addams Award (Commended, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Four Feet, Two Sandals
  • by Karen Lynn Williams, Khadra Mohammed, and Doug Chayka
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey
  • by Margriet Ruurs and Nizar Ali Badr
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood
  • by Ibtisam Barakat
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East
  • by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Mosque
  • by David Macaulay
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2004)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Habibi
  • by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Shooting Kabul
  • by N.H. Senzai
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2010)
    Asian/Pacific American Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    It Ain't So Awful, Falafel
  • by Firoozeh Dumas
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad
  • by James Rumford
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Extra Credit
  • by Andrew Clements and Mark Elliott
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2009)
    Christopher Award (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Mirror
  • by Jeannie Baker
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Librarian of Basra, The: A True Story from Iraq
  • by Jeanette Winter
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2005)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
  • by Ibtisam Barakat
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Fort of Nine Towers, A: An Afghan Family Story
  • by Qais Akbar Omar
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less
  • by Sarah Glidden
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Rebels by Accident
  • by Patricia Dunn
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Olive Tree, The
  • by Elsa Marston and Claire Ewart
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
    Arab American Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Traveling Man: The Journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354
  • by James Rumford
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2001)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Count Your Way Through Iran
  • by James Haskins, Kathleen Benson, and Farida Zaman
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Wanting Mor
  • by Rukhsana Khan
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors
  • by Hena Khan and Mehrdokht Amini
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2013)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain
  • by Jacqueline Jules and Durga Bernhard
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Secret Message, The
  • by Mina Javaherbin and Bruce Whatley
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    My Beautiful Birds
  • by Suzanne Del Rizzo
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Golda Meir: A Strong, Determined Leader
  • by David A. Adler
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Muhammad
  • by Demi
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Butter Man, The
  • by Elizabeth Alalou, Ali Alalou, and Julie Klear Essakalli
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq
  • by Mark Alan Stamaty
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Wooden Sword, The: A Jewish Folktale from Afghanistan
  • by Ann Redisch Stampler and Carol Liddiment
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
    South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Girl Who Fell to Earth, The
  • by Sophia Al-Maria
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Like Water on Stone
  • by Dana Walrath
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    When the Animals Saved Earth: An Eco-Fable
  • by Alexis York Lumbard and Demi
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Apprentice's Masterpiece, The: A Story of Medieval Spain
  • by Melanie Little
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2008)
    Indie Book Awards (Finalist, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Little Piece of Ground, A
  • by Elizabeth Laird and Bill Neal
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Genius of Islam, The: How Muslims Made the Modern World
  • by Bryn Barnard
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Mystery Bottle
  • by Kristen Balouch
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Time to Pray
  • by Maha Addasi and Ned Gannon
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2011)
    Arab American Book Award (Honor, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of Afganistan
  • by Rafal Gerszak
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
    South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Game for Swallows, A: To Die, to Leave, to Return
  • by Zeina Abirached
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2013)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    One City, Two Brothers
  • by Chris Smith and Aurelia Fronty
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Alif the Unseen
  • by G. Willow Wilson
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Storytellers, The
  • by Ted Lewin
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey
  • by Özge Samanci
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Salt Houses
  • by Hala Alyan
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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