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Book awards: Arab American National Museum Book Award

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Works (50)

The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood by Rashid KhalidiAdult Non-Fiction, 2007
In the Country of Men by Hisham MatarAdult Fiction, 2007
One Green Apple by Eve BuntingChildren or Young Adult, 2007
The Arab Americans (The New Americans) by Randa A. KayyaliAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2007
"Evil" Arabs in American Popular Film: Orientalist Fear by Tim Jon SemmerlingAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2007
Remember Me to Lebanon: Stories of Lebanese Women in America (Arab American Writing by Evelyn ShakirAdult Fiction, 2008
Another Arabesque: Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil by John Tofik KaramAdult Non-Fiction, 2008
Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood by Ibtisam BarakatChildren or Young Adult, 2008
Origin by Diana Abu-JaberAdult Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2008
Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens : Ibn Sayyār al-Warrāq's Tenth-Century Baghdadi Cookbook by Nawal NasrallahAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2008
Kisses From a Distance (Bridge Between the Cultures) (Bridge Between the Cultures) by Raff EllisAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2008
A Map of Home by Randa JarrarAdult Fiction, 2009
How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America by Moustafa BayoumiAdult Non-Fiction, 2009
Honeybee: Poems & Short Prose by Naomi Shihab NyeChildren or Young Adult, 2009
Breaking Poems by Suheir HammadPoetry, 2009
Encyclopedia of Arab American Artists (Artists of the American Mosaic) by Fayeq S. OweisAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2009
Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation by Saree MakdisiAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2009
Master of the Eclipse by Etel AdnanAdult Fiction, 2010
Angeleno Days: An Arab American Writer on Family, Place, and Politics by Gregory OrfaleaAdult Non-Fiction, 2010
Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea (New Directions Paperbook) by Dunya MikhailPoetry, 2010
A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories by Alia MalekAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2010
Homeland Insecurity: The Arab American and Muslim American Experience After 9/11 by Louise A. CainkarAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2010
Loom: A Novel (Arab American Writing) by Thérèse Soukar ChehadeFiction, 2011
Arab Americans in Toledo by Samir Abu-AbsiEvelyn Shakir Nonfiction Award, 2011
Tocqueville (New Issues Poetry & Prose) by Khaled MattawaPoetry, 2011
Saving Sky by Diane StanleyChildren/Young Adult, 2011
Barefoot in Baghdad: A Story of Identity-My Own and What It Means to Be a Woman in Chaos by Manal OmarNon-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2011
This Isa Nice Neighborhood by Farid MatukPoetry, Honorable Mention, 2011
Time to Pray by Maha AddasiChildren/Young Adult, Honorable Mention, 2011
Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham MatarHonorable mention, Adult Fiction, 2012
Arab & Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence, & Belonging (Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East) by Rabab AbdulhadiAdult Non-Fiction, 2012
Birds of Paradise by Diana Abu-JaberAdult Fiction, 2012
Modern Arab American Fiction: A Reader's Guide (Arab American Writing) by Steven SalaitaAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2012
Flying Carpets by Hedy HabraAdult Fiction, Honorable mention, 2013
The Girl Who Fell to Earth: A Memoir by Sophia Al-MariaAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2013
Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books by Karen Leggett AbourayaChildren's/ Young Adult, 2013
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East by Anthony ShadidAdult Non-Fiction, 2013
Lebanese Blonde (Sweetwater Fiction: Originals) by Joseph GehaAdult Fiction, 2013
The Arab World Thought of It: Inventions, Innovations, and Amazing Facts (We Thought Of It) by Saima HussainHonorable mention, Children's/ Young Adult, 2014
Between the Middle East and the Americas: The Cultural Politics of Diaspora by Ella Habiba ShohatAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2014
The Corpse Washer by Sinan AntoonAdult Fiction, 2014
The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey by Laila El-HaddadAdult Non-Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2014
A Kid's Guide to Arab American History: More Than 50 Activities (A Kid's Guide series) by Yvonne Wakim DennisChildren's/ Young Adult, 2014
We Are Iraqis: Aesthetics and Politics in a Time of War (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East) by Nadje Al-AliAdult Non-Fiction, 2014
The Woman Upstairs by Claire MessudAdult Fiction, Honorable mention, 2014
The Moor's Account by Laila LalamiAdult Fiction, 2015
Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past by Sally HowellAdult Non-Fiction, 2015
The Olive Tree by Elsa MarstonHonorable mention, Children's/ Young Adult, 2015
The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab NyeChildren's/ Young Adult, 2015
An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih AlameddineAdult Fiction, 2015

Award description

The Arab American Book Award encourages the publication and excellence of books that preserve and advance the understanding, knowledge, and resources of the Arab American community by celebrating the thoughts and lives of Arab Americans. The purpose of the Award is to inspire authors, educate readers and foster a respect and understanding of the Arab American culture.



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