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Middle East Book Award, 2000-2016

Middle East Book Award, 2000-2016

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: 18
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    Turtle of Oman, The
  • by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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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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    Breadwinner, The
  • by Deborah Ellis
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2002)
    Jane Addams Award (Commended, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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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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    Extra Credit
  • by Andrew Clements and Mark Elliott
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2009)
    Christopher Award (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Habibi
  • by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2000)
    Jane Addams Award (Winner, 1998)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East
  • by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2003)
    National Book Award (Finalist, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Mirror
  • by Jeannie Baker
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Mosque
  • by David Macaulay
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood
  • by Ibtisam Barakat
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2007)
    Arab American Book Award (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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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: 8
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    It Ain't So Awful, Falafel
  • by Firoozeh Dumas
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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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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    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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    Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad
  • by James Rumford
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2008)
    Jane Addams Award (Honor, 2009)
    Zolotow Award (Honor, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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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: 7
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    Librarian of Basra, The: A True Story from Iraq
  • by Jeanette Winter
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Rebels by Accident
  • by Patricia Dunn
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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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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    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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    Grand Mosque of Paris, The: A Story of How Muslims Saved Jews During the Holocaust
  • by Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah DeSaix
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2009)
    Orbis Pictus Award (Commended, 2010)
  • 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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    Girl Who Fell to Earth, The
  • by Sophia Al-Maria
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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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)
  • 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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    Butter Man, The
  • by Elizabeth Alalou, Ali Alalou, and Julie Klear Essakalli
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Muhammad
  • by Demi
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Traveling Man: The Journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354
  • by James Rumford
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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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: 5
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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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    Storytellers, The
  • by Ted Lewin
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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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: 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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    One City, Two Brothers
  • by Chris Smith and Aurelia Fronty
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2007)
  • 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)
  • 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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    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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    Mystery Bottle
  • by Kristen Balouch
  • 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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    Little Piece of Ground, A
  • by Elizabeth Laird and Bill Neal
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2006)
  • 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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    Like Water on Stone
  • by Dana Walrath
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land
  • by Sandy Tolan
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Golda Meir: A Strong, Determined Leader
  • by David A. Adler
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    When the Moon Is Low
  • by Nadia Hashimi
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Figs and Fate: Stories about Growing Up in the Arab World Today
  • by Elsa Marston
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World
  • by Natalie Maydell, Sep Riahi, and Heba Amin
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Best Eid Ever, The
  • by Asma Mobin-Uddin and Laura Jacobsen
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Compassionate Warrior, The: Abd El-Kader of Algeria
  • by Elsa Marston
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Fear of Beauty
  • by Susan Froetschel
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Arab World Thought of It, The: Inventions, Innovations, and Amazing Facts
  • by Saima Hussain
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2013)
    Arab American Book Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Camel in the Sun, The
  • by Griffin Ondaatje and Linda Wolfsgruber
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned
  • by Laurie Coulter and Martha Newbigging
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Where the Streets Had a Name
  • by Randa Abdel-Fattah
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    How Many Donkeys?: An Arabic Counting Tale
  • by Margaret Read MacDonald, Nadia Jameel Taibah, and Carol Liddiment
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Illustrator's Notebook, The
  • by Mohieddine Ellabbad
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2006)
    Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Travels of Benjamin of Tudela, The: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century
  • by Uri Shulevitz
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    House of Wisdom, The
  • by Florence Parry Heide, Judith Heide Gilliland, and Mary GrandPre
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Women in the Middle East: Tradition and Change
  • by Ramsay M. Harik and Elsa Marston
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Lugalbanda: The Boy Who Got Caught Up in a War
  • by Kathy Henderson and Jane Ray
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Brief History of Saudi Arabia, A
  • by James Wynbrandt and Fawaz A. Gerges
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Living through the Arab-Israeli War Since 1948
  • by Alex Woolf
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Celebrating Ramadan
  • by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith and Lawrence Migdale
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Bottle in the Gaza Sea, A
  • by Valerie Zenatti
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2009)
    Sydney Taylor Award (Winner, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Rich Man and the Parrot, The
  • by Suzan Nadimi and Ande Cook
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Children Growing Up with War
  • by Jenny Matthews
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Ancient Egyptians, The
  • by Imogen Greenberg and Isabel Greenberg
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Islam
  • by Sue Penney
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    History of the Muslim World to 1405, A: The Making of a Civilization
  • by Vernon Egger
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Afghanistan
  • by David Downing
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Teen Life in the Middle East
  • by Ali Akbar Mahdi, Jeffrey S. Kaplan, and Richard M. Lerner
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Historical Atlas of Islam
  • by Malise Ruthven and Azim Nanji
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Al Kindi: The Father of Arab Philosophy
  • by Tony Abboud
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Al-Khwarizmi: The Inventor of Algebra
  • by Corona Brezina
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Al-Biruni: Master Astronomer and Muslim Scholar of the Eleventh Century
  • by Bill Scheppler
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Avicenna (Ibn Sina): Muslim Physician and Philosopher of the Eleventh Century
  • by Aisha Khan
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Averroes (Ibn Rushd): Muslim Scholar, Philosopher, and Physician of the Twelfth Century
  • by Liz Sonneborn
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Albucasis (Abu Al-Qasim Al-Zahrawi): Renowned Muslim Surgeon of the Tenth Century
  • by Fred Ramen
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Lebanon A to Z: A Middle Eastern Mosaic
  • by Marijean Moran Boueri, Jill Boutros, Joanne Sayad, and Tatiana Sabbagh
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Iran
  • by David M. Haugen
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Iraq
  • by Dale Lightfoot
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Middle East Today,The: Political, Geographical and Cultural Perspectives
  • by Dona J. Stewart
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arabia, The
  • by Mary Beardwood
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Iranian Revolution, The
  • by Brendan January
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History
  • by Edward E. Curtis, IV
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Bye-Bye Babylon: Beirut 1975-79
  • by Lamia Ziade
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City
  • by Guy Delisle
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    What's the Buzz?: Honey for a Sweet New Year
  • by Allison Ofanansky
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Folktales from Turkey: From Agri to Zelve
  • by Serpil Ural and Dilara Arin
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Samir and Yonatan
  • by Daniella Carmi
  • Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    New Month, New Moon
  • by Allison Ofanansky
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Story of Hurry, The
  • by Emma Williams and Ibrahim Quraishi
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Egypt
  • by Margaret Haerens
  • Middle East Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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