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Book Awards

A story about a family fleeing conflict in Afghanistan, a graphic novel-style tale of growing up in Turkey, a biography of Israeli prime minister Golda Meir, and a brilliantly illustrated book about Ancient Egypt are among the titles recognized at the 2016 Middle East Book Awards, announced on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Boston, MA.
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The Middle East Outreach Council established the Middle East Book Award in 1999 to recognize books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to understanding of the Middle East. Books that are nominated for awards are judged on the authenticity of their portrayal of a Middle Eastern subject, as well as on their characterization,
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS–MEOC 2015 BOOK AWARDS Have you found a book for K-12 readers, published in 2014 or 2015,  that you consider worthy of consideration for a MEOC 2015 Book Award?  Please help us by nominating books for awards in the Picture Book, Youth Literature, or Youth Non-Fiction categories.  Many of us feel that the books awards are one
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