The 2014 Middle East Book Awards were presented at the Middle East Outreach Council educators’ workshop on literature on Saturday, November 22. Now in its fourteenth year, the Middle East Book Award recognizes quality publications in three categories: Picture Book, Youth Literature, and Youth Nonfiction (not awarded this year).
Picture Book Award Winner
Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of Education by Elizabeth Suneby, illustrated by Suana Verelst, Kids Can Press, 2013
Set in a village in Afghanistan, Razia and her family watch as a new school is being built–just for girls!