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Book Awards

The 2007 MEOC award recipients are: PICTURE BOOK CATEGORY (Winner) One City, Two Brothers, written by Chris Smith, illustrated by Aurélia Fronty (Barefoot Books,2007) Written by a former worker with UNICEF and Oxfam in Israel and the Palestinian Territories, this re-telling of a traditional story from the time of King Solomon serves as a metaphor for
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The 2006 MEOC award recipients are: Lugalbanda, The Boy Who Got Caught Up in a Warby Kathy Henderson (PICTURE BOOK);  A Little Piece of Ground by Elizabeth Laird (YOUTH LITERATURE); and The Illustrator’s Notebook by Mohieddin Ellabbad (YOUTH NON-FICTION).  Honorable Mention awards include: Mystery Bottle by Kristen Balouch (PICTURE BOOK); Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists in the Middle Ages
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The Middle East Outreach Council (MEOC) has announced the recipients of the 2005 Middle East Book Awards. This year’s winners are: Alia’s Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq by Mark Alan Stamaty (picture book); Figs and Fate by Elsa Marston (youth literature), and the Historical Atlas of Islam by Malise Ruthven and Azim Nanji (reference). Honorable mentions include The
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