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4.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 27 ratings
Price: $3.99
(Price last checked: 04/11/2020, 4:15 PM)

The Girl From Scorpions Pass: Surviving the Massacre at Scorpions Pass Was...

by Miri Furstenberg

by Amazon.com Services LLC

Five-year-old Miri is left for dead in a brutal terror attack that kills her parents!On a desert night a little girl lies shivering under a dead body near a bullet riddled bus too frightened to cry. The violated body of her mother is strewn nearby. Her father, the bus driver, sits slumped over the... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 3 ratings
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(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 9:52 PM)

The Mark Of The Rebel

by BK Thomas

by BK Thomas Group (December 11, 2019)

A General is kidnapped.A terrorist attacks.A widow wants justice.One of these will change the world...He was shrewd enough to survive serving in Saddam’s regime and is now part of the new government. Politics and tribal agendas threaten the peace he works so hard to build on a daily basis. ... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 8 ratings
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(Price last checked: 05/10/2020, 8:06 PM)

LIVE FOR ME: a novel of the holocaust (20th century stories Book 4)

by Colin Falconer

by Amazon.com Services LLC

A powerful and moving Holocaust novel in the tradition of Uris and Kenneally.A book that will live with you long after you’ve turned the last page, from internationally bestselling author Colin Falconer.It should have been boy meets girl. But this is Nazi Germany in 1933, and things like lo... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 25 ratings
Price: $14.99
(Price last checked: 05/08/2020, 5:59 PM)

Gate of the Sun

by Humphrey T Davies

by Archipelago; 1st edition (March 1, 2012)

Gate of the Sun is the first magnum opus of the Palestinian saga. After their country is torn apart in 1948, two men remain alone in a deserted makeshift hospital in the Shatila camp on the outskirts of Beirut. We enter a vast world of displacement, fear, and tenuous hope. Khalil holds vigil at th... (read more)

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(Price last checked: 05/05/2020, 4:07 PM)

The Mark Of The Torch (The Mark Of The Rebel Book 2)

by BK Thomas

by BK Thomas Group (March 28, 2020)

A government hides the truth.An activist wields global pressure.A terrorist plans the greatest revenge.Humanity is on the brink of a new world war.A nuclear terror attack devastates Syria and fear ripples through the region. In response, Syrian widow Sahila Kibrit hosts a world-wide-web peace rall... (read more)

4.2 out of 5 on Amazon with 45 ratings
Price: $13.99
(Price last checked: 05/23/2020, 2:10 PM)

The Secret Book of Kings: A Novel

by Yochi Brandes

by St. Martin's Press (August 23, 2016)

“This volume, by Biblical scholar Yochi Brandes, is a riveting novel based on textual sources about the experiences of David and Solomon. Its lessons are also relevant for our turbulent time.” —Elie Wiesel, #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author of NightIn th... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 36 ratings
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(Price last checked: 05/23/2020, 8:32 PM)

If You Were Me and Lived in... Israel: A Child's Introduction to Cultures ...

by Carole P Roman

by Chelshire, INC. (November 1, 2017)

Join Carole P. Roman when she visits the exciting land of Israel in the newest book of her informative series. Learn about the varied customs and cultures. Travel to the Middle East to discover what you would eat and do for fun. See the land through the eyes of a youngster like you and understand ... (read more)

Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 04/10/2020, 6:48 PM)

Qatar Confessions: Secret Taboos (Qatar Confessions Series Book 1)

by AKAaron

by Abaya Books (May 5, 2017)

Claire Aaron has mysteriously disappeared in Qatar, a Middle Eastern superpower. This tiny desert peninsula jutting into the Arabian-Persian Gulf is the setting for Qatar Confessions, a multicultural fiction series influenced by imaginative reality. After an exhaustive search for his missing and p... (read more)

4.8 out of 5 on Amazon with 62 ratings
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(Price last checked: 05/24/2020, 4:09 PM)

Saffron in the Souks: Vibrant recipes from the heart of Lebanon

by John Gregory-Smith

by Kyle Books (May 9, 2019)

From the vibrant souks of Tripoli and Beirut to the quiet calm of the Chouf Mountains and Qadisha Valley, Lebanon is a land of bold colours, exquisite flavours and hidden beauty. For this gorgeous book, John Gregory-Smith travelled the length and breadth of the country to bring back the very best ... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 114 ratings
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(Price last checked: 05/24/2020, 11:26 AM)

The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook: 100 Simple Recipes for Beloved Per...

by Shadi HasanzadeNemati

by Rockridge Press (December 20, 2016)

From the kitchens of Persian families to your dining table, with The Enchantingly Easy Persian Cookbook you’ll enjoy easy-to-follow recipes that achieve the vibrant flavors of authentic Persian cuisine. Yogurt, eggplant, lamb kebabs, saffron rice—if you have ever dined in a Persian r... (read more)

Price: $7.00
(Price last checked: 05/05/2020, 3:10 PM)

The Common No. 11: TAJDEED: CONTEMPORARY ARABIC STORIES

by Youssef Rakha

by The Common Foundation (May 16, 2016)

Co-edited by Acker and prominent Jordanian author Hisham Bustani, Issue 11 (entitled Tajdeed: Contemporary Arabic Fiction) features the work of 31 contributors from 15 Middle Eastern countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, T... (read more)

4.3 out of 5 on Amazon with 31 ratings
Price: $3.99
(Price last checked: 04/09/2020, 2:57 PM)

Waiting for Her Beloved: A Novel

by Hayuta Katzenelson

by Amazon.com Services LLC

When Dana discovered the bitter truth, she didn’t believe she would ever get a second chance at love.Dana, a senior juvenile investigator with the police, returns from a holiday in London to find her husband sexually abusing their 16-year-old daughter. Furious and disgusted, she throws him ... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 24 ratings
Price: $8.84
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 8:22 AM)

The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

by Deborah Ellis

by Groundwood Books (January 1, 2018)

This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan.Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building ... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 5 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 04/28/2020, 11:19 PM)

Yatandou (Tales of the World)

by Gloria Whelan

by Sleeping Bear Press (November 1, 2014)

Yatandou lives in a Mali village with her family and neighbors. And though she is only eight years old and would much rather play with her pet goat, she must sit with the women and pound millet kernels. To grind enough millet for one day's food, the women must pound the kernels with their pounding... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 45 ratings
Price: $8.29
(Price last checked: 05/02/2020, 4:21 PM)

Mud City (Breadwinner Series Book 3)

by Deborah Ellis

by Groundwood Books (September 1, 2003)

The third book in the internationally-bestselling series that includes The Breadwinner, Mud City and My Name Is ParvanaParvana’s best friend, Shauzia, has escaped the misery of her life in Kabul, only to end up in a refugee camp in Pakistan. But she still dreams of seeing the ocean and even... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 4 ratings
Price: $0.99
(Price last checked: 04/09/2020, 4:50 PM)

The Emperor's Daughters (Jordinia Book 5)

by CK Brooke

by C.K. Brooke (February 12, 2018)

Book 5 of the Jordinia SagaThe heart knows no borders... The next generation of Jordinia returns for an unforgettable finale. Grand Duchess Raphaela has sworn off of men and matrimony, itching for independence beyond familiar Jordinian soil. A mysterious invitation to the faraway Radshaji Palace ... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 158 ratings
Price: $10.99
(Price last checked: 04/12/2020, 4:44 AM)

Homes: A Refugee Story

by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah

by Freehand (April 10, 2018)

In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria — just before the Syrian civil war broke out.Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten years old when the violence began on the streets around him: car bombings, attacks on his mosque... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 1,158 ratings
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(Price last checked: 04/09/2020, 2:36 PM)

The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan

by Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller

by Little A (March 1, 2019)

An emotional and sweeping memoir of love and survival—and of a committed and desperate family uprooted and divided by the violent, changing landscape of Afghanistan in the early 1980s.Before the Soviet invasion of 1980, Enjeela Ahmadi remembers her home—Kabul, Afghanistan—as p... (read more)

3.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 29 ratings
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(Price last checked: 05/04/2020, 10:45 AM)

Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite

by Robert D Kaplan

by Free Press; Original ed. edition (July 1, 1995)

A tight-knit group closely linked by intermarriage as well as class and old school ties, the “Arabists” were men and women who spent much of their lives living and working in the Arab world as diplomats, military attaches, intelligence agents, scholar-adventurers, and teachers. As su... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 7 ratings
Price: $4.99
(Price last checked: 04/09/2020, 2:31 PM)

Unwanted Legacy - A Historical Novel (Dancing with Fate Book 1)

by F J Namini

by Amazon.com Services LLC

What could be more difficult than knowing that you are born for a predetermined destiny? Maybe…, trying to change it!644BC, Mithra was born between hate and love, when her father’s tribe was fighting against her mother’s clan! Her father was a lord commander of the Mannaeans t... (read more)

4 out of 5 on Amazon with 46 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 05/07/2020, 1:41 PM)

The Burning Veil - A Novel of Arabia

by Jean Grant

by Mishmish Press (May 30, 2010)

Sarah Moss must decide whether to marry Ibrahim, a devout Saudi Arabian. His fierce jealous mother hates and fears her as does his brother, an Islamist hardliner. A feminist, an idealist, and very much in love, Sarah aims to live with integrity. Can she—dare she— in the kingdom where... (read more)

2 out of 5 on Amazon with 1 rating
Price: $5.39
(Price last checked: 05/23/2020, 4:26 PM)

Dragonblood: The Girl Who Breathed Fire

by Michael Dahl

by Stone Arch Books (April 1, 2014)

Noor and Farah, searching for food, find themselves in a crumbling library. But when Noor shouts, the sound is heard by three soldiers who patrol the old building. The soldiers are angry, and the two girls are scared. That all changes when Noor opens her mouth. ... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 60 ratings
Price: $7.99
(Price last checked: 05/24/2020, 4:48 PM)

From the Kane Chronicles: Brooklyn House Magician's Manual: Your Guide to ...

by Rick Riordan

by Disney Hyperion (May 1, 2018)

Greetings, initiate! Carter Kane, here. Congratulations on reaching Brooklyn House in one piece. This accomplishment signals that you're descended from Ancient Egyptian royalty, and you have magic powers. But what good is power without knowing how to use it? That's where this training ma... (read more)

4.8 out of 5 on Amazon with 107 ratings
Price: $8.99
(Price last checked: 05/02/2020, 10:45 AM)

Other Words for Home

by Jasmine Warga

by Balzer + Bray (May 28, 2019)

Newbery Honor Book!A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed.Jude never thought she’d be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind, all the... (read more)

4.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 68 ratings
Price: $5.67
(Price last checked: 05/05/2020, 12:39 PM)

Lost Boys

by Darcey Rosenblatt

by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (August 22, 2017)

Based on historical events, this unforgettable and inspiring tale for middle-grade readers is about a young boy torn from the only life he’s ever known and held captive as a prisoner of war.In 1982, twelve-year-old Reza has no interest in joining Iran’s war effort against Iraq. But i... (read more)

4.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 52 ratings
Price: $4.99
(Price last checked: 04/29/2020, 4:13 PM)

Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey

by Margriet Ruurs

by Orca Book Publishers (November 20, 2018)

This unique picture book was inspired by the stone artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr, discovered by chance by Canadian children’s writer Margriet Ruurs. The author was immediately impressed by the strong narrative quality of Mr. Badr’s work, and, using many of Mr. Badr’s... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 6 ratings
Price: $10.99
(Price last checked: 04/30/2020, 10:46 PM)

El cielo de Afganistn (Spanish Edition)

by Sonja Wimmer

by Cuento de Luz (January 1, 2013)

Una niña nos invita a soñar para que en su pais, Afganistan, reine para siempre la paz. Su sueño se dirige a todas las regiones, se introduce en las casas, en los hogares, en las familias, en los corazones. Un canto a la paz que nos recuerda la necesidad de ser solidarios y to... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 30 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 05/03/2020, 11:23 PM)

The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai (The Copenhagen Trilogy Book 2)

by Yehuda Amichai

by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 3, 2015)

The largest English-language collection to date from Israel’s finest poetFew poets have demonstrated as persuasively as Yehuda Amichai why poetry matters. One of the major poets of the twentieth century, Amichai created remarkably accessible poems, vivid in their evocation of the Israeli la... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 71 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 05/04/2020, 11:39 AM)

Kibbutz Virgin

by Jonathan Nicholas

by Matador (December 6, 2012)

Jonathan was a naïve eighteen-year-old who had just finished school. His cousin Andy suggested they fly to Israel in order to experience life on a kibbutz as a ‘volunteer’. Jonathan had never even heard the word kibbutz and he knew very little about Israel, but he agreed to take... (read more)

3.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 213 ratings
Price: $7.99
(Price last checked: 05/11/2020, 12:12 PM)

Cleopatra: Daughter of the Nile (CLASSIC HISTORY Book 4)

by Colin Falconer

by Skyview Publishing; 3 edition (March 29, 2011)

For lovers of classic historical fiction, a sumptuous and enthralling novel about history’s most intriguing queen from internationally bestselling author, Colin Falconer."This is the riveting story of Egypt's last and greatest queen ... creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable wom... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 2 ratings
Price: $11.99
(Price last checked: 04/11/2020, 4:22 AM)

Revolution without Revolutionaries: Making Sense of the Arab Spring (Stanf...

by Assef Bayat

by Stanford University Press; 1 edition (August 1, 2017)

The revolutionary wave that swept the Middle East in 2011 was marked by spectacular mobilization, spreading within and between countries with extraordinary speed. Several years on, however, it has caused limited shifts in structures of power, leaving much of the old political and social order inta... (read more)

1 out of 5 on Amazon with 1 rating
Price: $5.49
(Price last checked: 05/04/2020, 10:28 AM)

DUBAI & ABU DHABI FOR TRAVELERS. The total guide: The comprehensive tr...

by THE TOTAL TRAVEL GUIDE COMPANY

by BRENDA PUBLISHING (March 12, 2019)

The Best and Most Unique Dubai & Abu Dhabi Travel GuideThe United Arab Emirates is a country on the Arabian Peninsula, sandwiched between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Although early settlers can be dated back to 3000BC, the area has been through multiple transitions. Originally a stop on... (read more)

4 out of 5 on Amazon with 2 ratings
Price: $0.99
(Price last checked: 04/29/2020, 8:58 PM)

The survey of Western Palestine-Jerusalem

by Charles Warren

by Amazon.com Services LLC

The survey of Western Palestine-Jerusalem 584 Pages. ... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 6 ratings
Price: $9.16
(Price last checked: 04/30/2020, 7:57 AM)

Insight Guides Explore Dubai (Travel Guide eBook)

by Insight Guides

by Insight (January 1, 2017)

Unlike anywhere else on earth, Dubai is a dazzling, glamorous desert metropolis with and ever-changing cityscape. Find your way around with Insight Guide Explore Dubai, a brand new title and the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes around th... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 2 ratings
Price: $5.82
(Price last checked: 05/06/2020, 12:19 PM)

Insight Guides Pocket Abu Dhabi (Travel Guide eBook)

by Insight Guides

by Insight (March 1, 2017)

From its stunning Corniche to the grandiose and elaborate Emirates Palace Hotel, to off-roading in wadis and along desert plains, Abu Dhabi has much to tempt the visitor. Insight Pocket Guide Abu Dhabi is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highl... (read more)

Price: $29.99
(Price last checked: 05/07/2020, 11:34 AM)

Empires and Anarchies: A History of Oil in the Middle East

by Michael Quentin Morton

by Reaktion Books (August 9, 2017)

The Middle East has the greatest oil reservoirs in the world. But, having created immense wealth, oil has not brought universal happiness to the region. The history of oil is about not only the great discoveries but the transformation of people and societies, the empires built on oil and the anarc... (read more)

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(Price last checked: 05/24/2020, 8:54 PM)

The story of Parthia

by George Rawlinson

by Amazon.com Services LLC

The story of Parthia. 436 Pages ... (read more)

4.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 35 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/11/2020, 9:32 PM)

The Heart Changer

by Jarm Del Boccio

by Ambassador International (April 26, 2019)

Can an Israelite captive, wrenched from all she loves, serve the very man who destroyed her village?Miriam is asked to do the impossible: serve the wife of Naaman, commander of the Syrian army. Clinging to treasured memories of home and faith, Miriam faces captivity with worry and bitterness. Litt... (read more)

4.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 18 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/11/2020, 7:58 PM)

When Winds Blow West

by Alexander Tatievsky

by Gray Dot Publishing (July 21, 2019)

There comes a day... when the war reaches your doorstep. Where would you go?Ajar was an ordinary kid, just like anyone else; he loved soccer and the sun, running barefoot and hanging out with his siblings. He was exactly like you. Not anymore. Not since that day, when the muses went silent and the... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 24 ratings
Price: $3.99
(Price last checked: 04/23/2020, 11:03 PM)

Back From Berlin: A Historical Novel

by Yossi Uzrad

by Amazon.com Services LLC

You may leave home.But home will never leave you.Uri Dolev is a shy young man brought up in a strict, spartan educational system. Born in Germany, his parents, who managed to save themselves from the horrors of the Holocaust, are cold individuals who display few emotions.A moment before being draf... (read more)

4.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 24 ratings
Price: $0.00
(Price last checked: 04/29/2020, 12:46 AM)

Broken Lands: A Novel

by Boaz Klachkin

by Amazon.com Services LLC

One woman is willing to do anything to make a real changeEven after the long-awaited establishment of a Palestinian State, Israel and Palestine are still entwined in conflicts and suffer from violence on a daily basis. The brutality and oppression against the Palestinians by their own governing bo... (read more)

1 out of 5 on Amazon with 1 rating
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/29/2020, 7:17 PM)

Blue & White, Happy Birthday Israel Book For Kids

by Rachel Mintz

by Palm Tree Publishing (April 24, 2017)

Colorful Illustrated Rhyming Book For KidsThis cute rhyming book is for preschool children and their parents. For young and older kids who LOVE Israel and miss a heart beat when they see the Blue & White flag flying high. This book was created to celebrate the 69 independence day of the country of... (read more)

Price: $8.99
(Price last checked: 05/03/2020, 12:40 AM)

Egypt (Countries Around the World)

by Marta Segal Block

by Heinemann (November 1, 2014)

Egypt offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag. ... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 6 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 12:16 PM)

Scents and Flavors: A Syrian Cookbook (Library of Arabic Literature 63)

by Claudia Roden

by NYU Press (March 3, 2020)

Delectable recipes from the medieval Middle EastThis popular thirteenth-century Syrian cookbook is an ode to what its anonymous author calls the “greater part of the pleasure of this life,” namely the consumption of food and drink, as well as the fragrances that garnish the meals and... (read more)

2.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 29 ratings
Price: $4.99
(Price last checked: 04/30/2020, 4:08 PM)

Living in . . . Egypt (Living in...)

by Tom Woolley

by Simon Spotlight (July 11, 2017)

Discover what it’s like to grow up in Egypt in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!Ahlan! My name is Amira, and I’m a kid just like you living in Egypt. Egypt is a country filled with big citi... (read more)

4 out of 5 on Amazon with 57 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 05/02/2020, 8:08 AM)

The Immigrant's Lament

by Mois Benarroch

by Moben (December 25, 2013)

“Every poem in this book is deserving of the Nobel in literature.” -- Klaus J. Gerken, Editor, Ygdrasil.The Immigrant's Lament was first published in Hebrew in 1994. Benarroch's poetry has been published in a dozen languages, including Urdu and Chinese. Julia Uceda considers that Ben... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 4 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 05/25/2020, 5:21 AM)

Between Night and Morn

by Kahlil Gibran

by Philosophical Library/Open Road (December 20, 2011)

A selection of early works by bestselling author Kahlil Gibran offers an accessible introduction to his beautiful language and inspiring worldview The prolific writings of Kahlil Gibran, author of The Prophet, continue to inspire a devoted international following and have transformed modern A... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 102 ratings
Price: $10.99
(Price last checked: 05/23/2020, 1:34 PM)

Rumi: The Big Red Book: The Great Masterpiece Celebrating Mystical Love an...

by Coleman Barks

by HarperOne; Reprint edition (October 12, 2010)

“Really, what other book would anyone ever need?” —Naomi Shihab Nye, author of Honeybee“Elegant and exquisite.” —Deepak Chopra, author of Muhammad, Jesus, and BuddhaThe Big Red Book is a poetic masterpiece from Jalaluddin Rumi, the medieval Sufi mystic who... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 141 ratings
Price: $6.99
(Price last checked: 05/25/2020, 11:27 AM)

Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights

by Malala Yousafzai

by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 6, 2018)

A chapter book edition of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's bestselling story of courageously standing up for girls' education. Malala's memoir of a remarkable teenage girl who risked her life for the right to go to school is now abridged and adapted for chapter book read... (read more)

4.8 out of 5 on Amazon with 3 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/09/2020, 1:30 PM)

Gardens Under Which Rivers Flow

by Olivia Diamond

by Amazon.com Services LLC

Both parties in this cross-cultural marriage between an American, Sonia Gorski, and a Saudi, Aziz Shubaily, suffer. After the initial intoxication of East meets West, when the couple fall in love at a Midwestern college, marry and live for five years in the United States, they leave for Riyadh wit... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 9 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 05/02/2020, 3:55 PM)

Istanbul (Deluxe Edition): Memories and the City

by Orhan Pamuk

by Knopf; Deluxe, Translation edition (October 24, 2017)

From the Nobel Prize-winning author of My Name Is Red and Snow, a large-format, deluxe, collectible edition of his beloved memoir about life in Istanbul, with more than 200 added illustrations and a new introduction.Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building ... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 2,234 ratings
Price: $1.99
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 4:41 AM)

The Prophet

by Kahlil Gibran

by Kathartika (April 4, 2020)

The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. The prophet, Almustafa, has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of peopl... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 6 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/12/2020, 3:02 PM)

Timur's Escape

by Tabi Slick

by SWC Indie Press; 2 edition (February 22, 2019)

In the height of Sultan Mustafa’s reign, a war between Ubir factions has begun leaving the fate of the Ottoman Empire in the hands of one vampire.Abandoned as a child, Timur never knew his parents or a life outside of the Janissary Corp. The only thing he’s ever known is that he belo... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 8 ratings
Price: $7.99
(Price last checked: 04/12/2020, 3:57 PM)

The Princess and the Foal

by Stacy Gregg

by Philomel Books (September 4, 2014)

The inspiring novel about real life princess and equestrienne Haya of Jordan.Princess Haya loves her family more than anything--especially her mother who brings light and happiness into King Hussein's house. So when Queen Alia is killed in a tragic accident, Princess Haya is devasta... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 82 ratings
Price: $7.49
(Price last checked: 04/12/2020, 11:33 PM)

Extra Credit

by Andrew Clements

by Atheneum Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (March 13, 2012)

It isn’t that Abby Carson can’t do her schoolwork. She just doesn’t like doing it. And in February a warning letter arrives at her home. Abby will have to repeat sixth grade—unless she meets some specific conditions, including taking on an extra-credit project to find a... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 4 ratings
Price: $3.90
(Price last checked: 04/12/2020, 2:38 PM)

(Arabic Edition)

by Khalil Gibran

by (September 2, 2013)

مجموعة من المقالات والقصص الوعظية والرمزية، وبعc... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 13 ratings
Price: $6.99
(Price last checked: 05/05/2020, 9:31 PM)

Let's Visit Cairo!: Adventures of Bella & Harry

by Lisa Manzione

by Bella & Harry (May 1, 2015)

Join sibling Chihuahuas, Bella and Harry, as they travel to Cairo and learn about the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids of Giza, King Tut and other captivating landmarks.  Along the way, hieroglyphics is introduced to the curious reader and local cuisine is sampled. The Adventures of Bella &... (read more)

4.1 out of 5 on Amazon with 3,980 ratings
Price: $4.99
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 10:07 PM)

Last Train to Istanbul: A Novel

by Ayse Kulin

by Amazon Crossing; Reprint edition (October 8, 2013)

An international bestseller by one of Turkey’s most beloved authors.As the daughter of one of Turkey’s last Ottoman pashas, Selva could win the heart of any man in Ankara. Yet the spirited young beauty only has eyes for Rafael Alfandari, the handsome Jewish son of an esteemed court p... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 43 ratings
Price: $3.99
(Price last checked: 04/29/2020, 12:03 AM)

One Half from the East

by Nadia Hashimi

by HarperCollins; Reprint edition (September 6, 2016)

Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi’s first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh—a preteen girl dressed as a boy.Obayd... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 18 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/28/2020, 2:44 PM)

Naji and the mystery of the dig

by Vahid Imani

by Vahid Imani (May 15, 2014)

This award-winning cultural book is inspired by a true story. One summer morning, eight-year old Naji woke up to an unusual sound. Three strangers were digging in her courtyard. Naji’s sixth sense warned her: something suspicious was lurking down there. As events unfold and suspense rises, ... (read more)

4.5 out of 5 on Amazon with 52 ratings
Price: $0.99
(Price last checked: 05/24/2020, 12:05 PM)

Books for Kids: "ABIGAIL AND THE SAHARA ADVENTURE" (Teaches your kid to ex...

by Tali Carmi

by eBook-Pro (October 31, 2014)

Want your kids to be familiar with exotic locations?Want them to meet cultures and widen their horizons?This is a wonderful book about a girl named Abigail.Abigail found a magical bicycle in her grandparents' old house, and this bicycle takes her to the magnificent Sahara Desert.Who will she meet ... (read more)

4.3 out of 5 on Amazon with 22 ratings
Price: $6.75
(Price last checked: 05/25/2020, 10:29 AM)

YOGENSHA (Japanese Edition)

by Kahlil Gibran

by SHIKOSHA (July 29, 2019)

レバノンの詩人・哲学者・画家である著者のカリール・ジブラン。20世紀のウィリア... (read more)

4.8 out of 5 on Amazon with 83 ratings
Price: $25.59
(Price last checked: 04/11/2020, 1:12 PM)

The Palestinian Table

by Reem Kassis

by Phaidon Press (October 23, 2017)

Authentic modern Middle Eastern home cooking – 150 delicious, easy-to-follow recipes inspired by three generations of family tradition.While interest in Middle Eastern cuisines has blossomed, the nuances and subtleties of Palestinian food are still relatively unexplored. In The Palestinian T... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 17 ratings
Price: $0.00
(Price last checked: 04/12/2020, 3:55 AM)

Tel Aviv: Food. People. Stories.

by Haya Molcho

by Murdoch Books (March 4, 2019)

Tel Aviv is colourful, cosmopolitan and modern; a city full of contrasts, fragrances, stories and flavours. It is a vibrant melting pot of cultures, religions and delicious culinary traditions. Haya Molcho and her four sons take us on a journey to meet Tel Aviv's local chefs and story-tellers - fr... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 19 ratings
Price: $20.47
(Price last checked: 04/11/2020, 12:38 PM)

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

by Laila El-Haddad

by Just World Books; Second Edition, Second edition edition (January 1, 2019)

This award-winning cookbook shares with readers the little-known but distinctive cuisine of the Gaza region of Palestine, presenting 130 recipes collected by the authors from Gaza. Cooks will find great, kitchen-tested recipes for spicy stews, piquant dips, fragrantly flavored fish dishes, and hon... (read more)

4.2 out of 5 on Amazon with 16 ratings
Price: $14.99
(Price last checked: 05/05/2020, 1:40 PM)

The Art of Syrian Cookery

by Helen Corey

by Ravenio Books (April 17, 2016)

Arabic cooking is like Arabic dancing—vivid, exotic, enchanting. Seasoned with herbs and spices, moistened with olive oil and butter, rolled in cabbage and grape leaves, food no longer merely abates hunger but becomes a picture of fragrance and charm to satisfy sight, smell, and taste.There... (read more)

4.9 out of 5 on Amazon with 202 ratings
Price: $15.28
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 12:57 PM)

The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen

by Yasmin Khan

by Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition (September 27, 2016)

Winner of the M.F.K Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing from Les Dames d'EscoffierNew York Times Best Cookbooks of the YearWall Street Journal Best Cookbooks of the YearBBC Food Programme Best Cookbooks of the YearA glorious celebration of the food and people of Iran, featuring stories... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 44 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 5:37 PM)

Middle Eastern Cookery

by Arto Der Haroutunian

by Grub Street Cookery; Reprint edition (March 23, 2009)

“Peppered with anecdotes on life, food, and Middle Eastern culture, this book will provide real foodies with a classic they can enjoy for years to come” (The Oxford Time).   This wide-ranging treasury of recipes from the Middle East—with dishes from the plains of Georgia ... (read more)

4.3 out of 5 on Amazon with 48 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 05/06/2020, 12:28 AM)

A Taste of Persia: An Introduction to Persian Cooking

by Najmieh Batmanglij

by Mage Publishers; 1st ebook edition edition (November 24, 2012)

A Taste of Persia is a collection of authentic recipes from one of the world's oldest cuisines, chosen and adapted for today's lifestyle and kitchen. Here are light appetizers and kababs, hearty stews and rich, golden-crusted rices, among many other dishes, all fragrant with the distinctive herbs,... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 11 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 05/01/2020, 4:47 PM)

Night & Horses & The Desert: An Anthology of Classic Arabic Litera...

by Robert Irwin

by Abrams Press; 1 edition (June 21, 2016)

Spanning the fifth to the sixteenth centuries, from Afghanistan to Spain, Night & Horses & The Desert includes translated extracts from all the major classics in an invaluable introduction to the subject. Robert Irwin has selected a wide range of Arabic poetry and prose in translation, fro... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 3 ratings
Price: $3.99
(Price last checked: 05/01/2020, 10:30 AM)

Sohrab Sepehri: A Selection of Poems from the Eight Books

by Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid

by Balboa Press (April 17, 2013)

The Iranian poet and painter Sohrab Sepehri (19281980) is revered today for many of the things he was criticized for during his lifetime. Born and raised in the ancient city of Kashan, he was educated in Tehran and travelled widely. A gentle introvert by nature, he was accused of escapism when his... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 38 ratings
Price: $23.99
(Price last checked: 05/02/2020, 12:54 AM)

Saraban

by Greg Malouf

by Hardie Grant Grp; 01 edition (November 1, 2010)

Following on from the success of their award-winning books, Saha and Turquoise, Greg and Lucy Malouf now explore one of the world’s earliest and greatest empires: Saraban is an unforgettable journey through the culinary landscapes of ancient Persia and modern-day Iran. Persian cooking is on... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 270 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 05/25/2020, 1:20 PM)

Sirocco: Fabulous Flavours from the East

by Sabrina Ghayour

by Mitchell Beazley (May 3, 2016)

THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Shortlisted for the Book of the Year - Food & Travel Reader AwardsFrom the author of Persiana - the golden girl of Middle Eastern cookery - Sirocco will bring tastes of the East to Western-style dishes in a collection of 100 delicious and accessible recipes. Wi... (read more)

Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 05/07/2020, 12:18 PM)

Middle Eastern Recipes: A Middle Eastern Cookbook with Delicious Middle Ea...

by BookSumo Press

by BookSumo Press; 2 edition (March 9, 2020)

Delicious Middle Eastern Foods.Get your copy of the best and most unique Middle Eastern recipes from BookSumo Press!Come take a journey with us into the delights of easy cooking. The point of this cookbook and all our cookbooks is to exemplify the effortless nature of cooking simply. In this book ... (read more)

5 out of 5 on Amazon with 3 ratings
Price: $0.00
(Price last checked: 05/21/2020, 8:58 PM)

The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi: Volume 6 (English translation) (Gibb Mem...

by Jalalu'ddin Rumi

by Gibb Memorial Trust; 2nd edition (July 1, 2013)

Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi's great poem, the Mathnawi is one of the best known and most influential works of Muslim mysticism. Nicholson's critical edition is based on the oldest known manuscripts, including the earliest, dated 1278 and preserved in the Mevlana Museum at Konya. It remains the stand... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 175 ratings
Price: $8.99
(Price last checked: 04/09/2020, 1:31 PM)

Amal Unbound

by Aisha Saeed

by Nancy Paulsen Books (May 8, 2018)

"Saeed's timely and stirring middle-grade debut is a celebration of resistance and justice."--Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewThe compelling story of a girl's fight to regain her life and dreams after being forced into indentured servitude.Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal'... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 363 ratings
Price: $8.50
(Price last checked: 05/02/2020, 7:37 PM)

The Breadwinner Series Bundle

by Deborah Ellis

by Groundwood Books (December 12, 2016)

The Breadwinner The first book in Deborah Ellis’s riveting Breadwinner series is an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances during the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan.Parvana’s JourneyA war is raging in Afghanistan a... (read more)

3.8 out of 5 on Amazon with 11 ratings
Price: $8.99
(Price last checked: 04/30/2020, 1:33 PM)

The Green Bicycle

by Haifaa Al Mansour

by Dial Books (September 22, 2015)

In the vein of Year of the Dog and The Higher Power of Lucky, this Middle Eastern coming-of-age story is told with warmth, spirit, and a mischievous sense of humor Spunky eleven-year-old Wadjda lives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with her parents. She desperately wants a bicycle so that she can rac... (read more)

Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/29/2020, 11:49 PM)

- (Arabic Edition)

by Mois Benarroch

by Amazon.com Services LLC

أنا أنا شاعر مغربيّمنفيّبدءً عشْتُ في منفاي الإس... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 20 ratings
Price: $10.49
(Price last checked: 05/07/2020, 9:35 PM)

Moon at Nine

by Deborah Ellis

by Pajama Press (March 15, 2018)

Based on interviews with a young woman forced to flee Iran because of her sexual orientation, Moon at Nine is a tense and riveting novel that shines a light on an issue of social injustice that continues to this day.Fifteen-year-old Farrin has grown up with secrets: ten years after the overthrow o... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 111 ratings
Price: $12.99
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 2:12 AM)

From the Holy Mountain: A Journey Among the Christians of the Middle East

by William Dalrymple

by Vintage; Reprint edition (October 2, 2012)

In the spring of A.D. 587, John Moschos and his pupil Sophronius the Sophist embarked on a remarkable expedition across the entire Byzantine world, traveling from the shores of Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. Using Moschos’s writings as his guide and inspiration, the acclaimed travel ... (read more)

4.4 out of 5 on Amazon with 5 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 04/12/2020, 9:53 AM)

Couchsurfing in Iran: Revealing a Hidden World

by Stephan Orth

by Greystone Books (May 1, 2018)

A modern-day glimpse into the surprising reality of life in Iran.Iran: A destination that is seldom seen by westerners yet often misunderstood. A country that simultaneously “enchants and enrages” those who visit it. A place where leading a double life has become the norm.In Couchsur... (read more)

4 out of 5 on Amazon with 16 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 04/13/2020, 12:15 AM)

An Arabian Journey: One Man's Quest Through the Heart of the Middle East

by Levison Wood

by Atlantic Monthly Press (February 5, 2019)

Following in the footsteps of famed explorers such as Lawrence of Arabia and Wilfred Thesiger, British explorer Levison Wood brings us along on his most complex expedition yet: a circumnavigation of the Arabian Peninsula.Starting in September 2017 in a city in Northern Syria, a stone’s thro... (read more)

4.1 out of 5 on Amazon with 17 ratings
Price: $10.99
(Price last checked: 04/11/2020, 10:40 AM)

Yemen: The Unknown Arabia

by Tim Mackintosh-Smith

by ABRAMS Press (June 3, 2014)

This New York Times Notable Book is “a vigorous, humorous debut that paints a delightful portrait of a distant land” (Kirkus Reviews).   Yemen is arguably the most fascinating and least known country in the Arab world. Located at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, it has... (read more)

4.1 out of 5 on Amazon with 3 ratings
Price: $0.00
(Price last checked: 05/02/2020, 5:05 PM)

The Making Of Iran's Islamic Revolution: From Monarchy To Islamic Republic...

by Mohsen M Milani

by Routledge; 2 edition (March 9, 2018)

In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Dr. Milani offers new insights into the causes and profound consequences of Iran's Islamic Revolution. Drawing on dozens of personal interviews with the officials of the Islamic Republic and on recently released documents, he presents a provocativ... (read more)

4.6 out of 5 on Amazon with 30 ratings
Price: $14.99
(Price last checked: 04/23/2020, 8:09 PM)

Searching for Hassan: A Journey to the Heart of Iran

by Terence Ward

by Tiller Press (March 10, 2020)

This “astonishing and deeply poignant” (The Washington Post) memoir of one man’s search for a beloved family friend explores the depth of Iranian culture and the sweep of its history, and transcends today’s news headlines to remind us of the humanity that connects us al... (read more)

4.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 8 ratings
Price: $2.99
(Price last checked: 04/29/2020, 7:31 AM)

Meeting the Middle East: Travels in Arabia

by Jason Smart

by Smart Travel Publishing (April 7, 2015)

Meeting the Middle East is a lighthearted travelogue through twelve countries of Arabia. Starting in the Gulf State of Qatar, Jason Smart sets out on a whirlwind tour that takes him from futuristic skylines to the ancient temples of Petra and Byblos.Among his adventures in this often-misunderstood... (read more)

4 out of 5 on Amazon with 1 rating
Price: $6.99
(Price last checked: 05/03/2020, 8:17 PM)

The Middle East Conflict (Idiot's Guides)

by Alan Axelrod

by Alpha (November 4, 2014)

The Middle East is a pressure cooker of constant upheaval, and always with the threat of war in the air. But digging deeper reveals that there are complex dynamics at work, both culturally and politically, and understanding the conflict in this region starts with understanding not only recent even... (read more)

4.2 out of 5 on Amazon with 64 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 04/28/2020, 9:24 PM)

Stranger to History: A Son's Journey through Islamic Lands

by Aatish Taseer

by Graywolf Press; Reprint edition (November 13, 2012)

"Indispensable reading for anyone who wants a wider understanding of the Islamic world, of its history and its politics." —Financial TimesAatish Taseer's fractured upbringing left him with many questions about his own identity. Raised by his Sikh mother in Delhi, his father, a Pak... (read more)

3.7 out of 5 on Amazon with 27 ratings
Price: $9.99
(Price last checked: 05/06/2020, 11:29 AM)

The Soul of Iran: A Nation's Struggle for Freedom

by Afshin Molavi

by W. W. Norton & Company; Revised edition (July 8, 2010)

The truths about Iran; quite different truths from versions put forward by Washington, Tehran, and the media.Iran thundered onto the world stage in 1979 with an Islamic revolution that shook the world. Today that revolution has gone astray, a popular democracy movement boldly challenges authority,... (read more)

There’s no such thing as “too many books”

Have you heard of the Japanese word tsundoku? tsundoku — (n.) the act of leaving a book unread after buying it, typically piling it up together with other such unread books. As most book lovers can attest, tsundoku is a common occurrence. A book by an author we like,...

A Reader’s Guide to Traditional vs. Self-Published Books

Modern readers have what seems a never-ending selection of books to choose from, far more so than at any other time in history. With the rise of the self-publishing industry, the choices out there can be daunting. So how does the discriminant reader choose between...

The Old-School Women’s (Murder) Club

by: Emily (the great gumshoe) Hinn I’ve loved mystery books since I was a kid. I’ve read allllllll of the Nancy Drew books (and I do mean all of them, most of them twice), The Hardy Boys, Encyclopedia Brown, and The Boxcar Kids. My favorites are the mystery series,...

Protect Your Books Like a Medieval Monk – With Curses

Being a scribe in the Middle Ages would have been slow, detailed, tedious work. Working every day but the sabbath, they sat silently in scriptoriums copying works in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. And beyond copying the books, they had to precisely cut parchment, make the...
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