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Book Awards

Download the PDF version of this press release. Inspiring tales of refugees from their homelands, memoirs of childhood in the Middle East, humorous reflections on the awkwardness of being a Muslim teen, and profiles of prominent Egyptian Coptic Christians are among the titles recognized at the 2017 Middle East Book Awards, announced on Sunday, November
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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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A PDF version of this list may be downloaded here. 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. For purposes of this award, the Middle East is defined as: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt,
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