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Author Tarnowska, Wafa', author.
Title Amazing women of the Middle East: 25 stories from ancient times to present day / Wafa Tarnowska ; illustrated by Christelle Halal, Hoda Hadadi, Sahar Haghgoo, Estelí Meza, Margarida Esteves.
Pub Info Northampton, MA : Crocodile Books, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2020.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 920 TAR     AVAILABLE
Descript 111 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "Published simultaneously in Great Britain by Pikku Publishing." -- title page verso.
Contents Introduction -- Map -- Nefertiti -- The Queen of Sheba -- Sheherazade -- Semiramis -- Cleopatra VII -- Zenobia -- Theodora -- Rabi'a al Adawiyya -- Hurrem Sultan -- May Ziadeh -- Nazik al Abid -- Anabra Salam Khalidi -- Fairuz -- Azza Fahmy -- Zaha Hadid -- Anousheh Ansari -- Somayya Jabarti -- Nadine Labaki -- Amal Clooney -- Manahel Thabet -- Maha al Balushi -- Nadia Murad -- Zahra Lari -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments.
Summary "Discover Sheherazade, the famous storyteller, dive into the musical world of the beautiful singer Fairuz and meet Amal Clooney, an outstanding international lawyer. Feel inspired by twenty-five amazing women from the Middle East, who have created a legacy through strength of vision, leadership, courage, and determination. Written by Wafa Tarnowska, this collection of life stories is illustrated by a team of international artists."-- adapted from Amazon.
Subject Women -- Middle East -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Middle East -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
REFERENCE / General.
Women -- Juvenile literature.
Gender identity -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Al-Ḥalāl, Krīstal, illustrator.
Haddadi, Hoda, 1977- illustrator.
Haghgoo, Sahar, illustrator.
Meza, Estelí, illustrator.
Esteves, Margarida, illustrator.
ISBN 1623718708
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