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The House of Wisdom by Florence Parry HeidePicture Book, 2000
Habibi by Naomi Shihab NyeYouth Literature, 2000
The Storytellers by Ted LewinHonors, Picture Book, 2000
Traveling man : the journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354 by James RumfordPicture Book, 2001
Samir And Yonatan by Daniella CarmiLiterature, 2001
Islam (World Beliefs and Cultures) by Sue PenneyReference, 2001
Celebrating Ramadan by Diane Hoyt-GoldsmithPicture Book, 2002
The Breadwinner by Deborah EllisLiterature, 2002
19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East by Naomi Shihab NyeLiterature, 2003
Women in the Middle East (revised edition): Tradition and Change by Ramsay M. HarikReference, 2003
Muhammad by DemiPicture Book, 2004
Mosque by David MacaulayYounger Reference, 2004
Teen life in the Middle East by Ali Akbar MahdiYouth Reference, 2004
Afghanistan (Witness to History) by David DowningHonorable Mention, Younger Reference, 2004
A History of the Muslim World to 1405: The Making of a Civilization by Vernon O. EggerHonorable Mention, Youth Reference, 2004
Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq by Mark Alan StamatyPicture Book, 2005
Figs and Fate: Stories About Growing Up in the Arab World Today by Elsa MarstonYouth Literature, 2005
Historical Atlas of Islam by Malise RuthvenReference, 2005
The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq by Jeanette WinterHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2005
The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century by Uri ShulevitzHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2005
Lugalbanda: The Boy Who Got Caught Up in a War: An Epic Tale From Ancient Iraq by Kathy HendersonPicture Book, 2006
A Little Piece of Ground by Elizabeth LairdYouth Literature, 2006
The Illustrator's Notebook by Mohieddine EllabbadYouth Non-Fiction, 2006
Mystery Bottle by Kristen BalouchHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2006
Al-biruni: Master Astronomer And Influential Muslim Scholar of Eleventh-century Persia (Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists of the Middle Ages) by Bill Scheppler[Series 1-6] Honorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2006
Al-Khwarizmi: The Inventor of Algebra (Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists of the Middle Ages) by Corona Brezina[Series 1-6] Honorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2006
Albucasis Aka Al-zahrawi: Renowned Surgeon of the Arab World (Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists of the Middle Ages) by Fred Ramen[Series 1-6] Honorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2006
Averroes/ibn Rushd: Muslim Scholar, Philosopher, And Physician of Twelfth-century Al-andalus (Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists of the Middle Ages) by Liz Sonneborn[Series 1-6] Honorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2006
Avicenna (Ibn Sina): Muslim Physician And Philosopher of the Eleventh Century (Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists of the Middle Ages) by Aisha Khan[Series 1-6] Honorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2006
Al Kindi: Father of Arab Philosophy and Ninth-Century Scientist, Calligrapher, and Musician by Tony Abboud[Series 1-6] Honorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2006
Lebanon A to Z: A Middle Eastern Mosaic by Marijean BoueriHonorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2006
One City, Two Brothers by Chris SmithPicture Book, 2007
Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood by Ibtisam BarakatYouth Literature, 2007
Iran: Opposing Viewpoints by David M. HaugenYouth Non-Fiction, 2007
Iraq (Modern World Nations (Hardcover)) by Dale LightfootYouth Non-Fiction, 2007
Count Your Way Through Iran by James HaskinsHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2007
The Rich Man and the Parrot by Suzan NadimiHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2007
Silent Music by James RumfordPicture Book, 2008
The Apprentice's Masterpiece: A Story of Medieval Spain by Melanie LittleYouth Literature, 2008
Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World by Natalie MaydellYouth Non-Fiction, 2008
The Best Eid Ever by Asma Mobin-UddinHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2008
Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Lynn WilliamsHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2008
The Butter Man by Elizabeth LettsPicture Book, 2009
Wanting Mor by Rukhsana KhanYouth Literature, 2009
The Iranian Revolution (Pivotal Moments in History) by Brendan JanuaryYouth Non-Fiction, 2009
The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust by Karen Gray RuelleHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2009
A Bottle in the Gaza Sea by Valérie ZenattiHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2009
Extra Credit by Andrew ClementsHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2009
The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arabia by Mary BeardwoodHonorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2009
The Middle East Today: Political, Geographical and Cultural Perspectives by Dona J. StewartHonorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2009
How Many Donkeys?: An Arabic Counting Tale by Margaret Read MacDonaldPicture Book, 2010
Shooting Kabul by N. H. SenzaiYouth Literature, 2010
A Brief History of Saudi Arabia by James WynbrandtYouth Non-Fiction, 2010
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned (Jobs in History) by Laurie CoulterHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2010
Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History by Edward E. Curtis IVHonorable Mention, Youth Non-Fiction, 2010
Mirror by Jeannie BakerPicture Book, 2011
Where The Streets Had A Name by Randa Abdel-FattahYouth Literature, 2011
The Genius of Islam: How Muslims Made the Modern World by Bryn BarnardYouth Non-Fiction, 2011
How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less by Sarah GliddenYouth Non-Fiction, 2011
The Secret Message by Mina JavaherbinHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2011
Time to Pray by Maha AddasiHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2011
Folktales of Turkey: From Agri to Zelve by Serpil UralPicture Book, 2012
The Wooden Sword: A Jewish Folktale from Afghanistan by Ann Redisch StamplerPicture Book, 2012
Alif the Unseen by G. Willow WilsonYouth Literature, 2012
Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy DelisleYouth Literature, 2012
Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of Afganistan by Rafal GerszakYouth Nonfiction, 2012
Bye Bye Babylon: Beirut 1975-1979 by Lamia ZiadeYouth Nonfiction, 2012
What's the Buzz?: Honey for a Sweet New Year by Allison OfananskyHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2012
The Arab-Israeli War Since 1948 (Living Through) by Alex WoolfHonorable Mention, Youth Nonfiction, 2012
Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books by Karen Leggett AbourayaPicture Book, 2013
The Girl Who Fell to Earth: A Memoir by Sophia Al-MariaYouth Literature, 2013
The Arab World Thought of It: Inventions, Innovations, and Amazing Facts (We Thought Of It) by Saima HussainYouth Non-Fiction, 2013
The Compassionate Warrior: Abd el-Kader of Algeria by Elsa MarstonYouth Non-Fiction, 2013
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors by Hena KhanHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2013
A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story by Qais Akbar OmarHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2013
A Game for Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return by Zeina AbirachedHonorable Mention, Youth Literature, 2013
Razia's Ray of Hope: One Girl's Dream of an Education (CitizenKid) by Elizabeth SunebyPicture Book, 2014
Fear of Beauty by Susan FroetschelYouth Literature, 2014
The Camel in the Sun by Griffin OndaatjeHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2014
Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain by Jacqueline JulesHonorable Mention, Picture Book, 2014

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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).

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