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Thursday, April 13, 2017

National Arab American Heritage Month

April is National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM). NAAHM celebrates many aspects of Arab American heritage and, as book lovers, we're featuring some great Arab American books and authors who have shaped literature.

The Book of Khalid
by Ameen Rihani

The Woman Upstairs
by Claire Messud

Lebanese Blonde
by Joseph Geha

Throne of the Crescent Moon 
by Saladin Ahmed

The Language of Baklava: A Memoir
by Diana Abu-Jaber

The Moor's Account
by Laila Lalami

Once in a Promised Land
by Laila Halaby

In the Heart of the Heart of Another County
by Etel Adnan

Shatter Me
by Tahereh Mafi

Saving Sky
by Diane Stanley

The Girl Who Fell to Earth
by Sophia Al-Maria

Saints and Misfits
by S.K. Ali

by Craig Thompson

Arab in America
by Toufic El Rassi

The Turtle of Oman
by Naomi Shihab Nye

The Olive Tree
by Elsa Marston and illustrated by Claire Ewart

Big Red Lollipop
by Rukhsana Khan and illustrated by Sophie Blackall

One Green Apple
by Eve Bunting and illustrated by Ted Lewin

Happy reading!

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