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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 thousand year old eco-fable, a story of migration from Oman, and realities faced by children growing up in war zones all are found in the 2015 Middle East Book Awards recipients. Many books recognized in this year’s awards focus on serious and complicated issues in ways appropriate for K-12 students. The Middle East Outreach
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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
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