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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.

Publication Info. Northampton, MA : Crocodile Books, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2021.
©2020

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 Bristol, Manross Branch - Children's Department  J305.409 TAR    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  J 305 TARNOWSKA    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Barney Branch - Children's Department  J 920.72 TAR    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Children's Department  J 920.72 TAR    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 305.4 TARNOWSKI    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Jefferson Branch - Young Adult  YA 305.409 TAR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Young Adult  YA 305.409 TAR    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  COLLECTIVE BIOGRAPHY J920.72 TARNOWSKA    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Children's Department  J305.40 TAR    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Children  J Biography 305.409 TAR    Check Shelf

Description 111 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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 -- Shajarat al-Durr -- Hurrem Sultan -- May Ziadeh -- Nazik al Abid -- Anabra Salam Khalidi -- Saloua Raouda Choucair -- 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 "A superb collection of stories about incredible women from the Middle East. 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 award-winning author and trailblazer, Wafa' Tarnowska, this stunning collection of life stories is illustrated by a team of internationally recognized artists. This book is an absolute must-have! This book features: Scheherazade, Persia, narrator Nefertiti, Ancient Egypt, 1370 BCE, Queen of Egypt Queen of Sheba, 1050 BCE, modern-day Ethiopia Semiramis, ancient Iraq, 811 BCE, Queen of Babylon Cleopatra VII, Egypt, 69 BCE, last queen of Egypt Zenobia, Syria, 240 CE, Queen of Palmyra Theodora, 497 CE, Empress of Byzantium Rabiya al Adawiyya, Iraq, 714, poet Shajarat al Durr, Egypt, early 13th Century, Sultana of Egypt Hurrem Sultan, Ukraine, 1502, Sultana of Ottoman Empire May Ziadeh, Nazareth, Palestine, 1886, writer Nazik el Abid, Syria, 1887, activist Anbara Salam al Khalidi, Lebanon, 1897, activist and feminist Saloua Raouda Choucair, Lebanon, 1916, painter Fairuz, Lebanon, 1933, singer Zaha Hadid, Iraq, 1950, architect Anousheh Ansari, Iran/USA, 1966, astronaut Somayya Jabarti, Saudi Arabia, 1970, editor-in-chief Nadine Labaki, Lebanon, 1974, film maker and actress Amal Clooney, Lebanon/British, 1978, lawyer Manahel Thabet, Yemen, 1981, economist and mathematician Maha Al Baluchi, Oman, pilot Nadia Murad, Iraq, 1993, rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Zahra Lari, UAE, 1995, ice skater Azza Fahmy, Egypt, jewellery designer"-- Provided by publisher.
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. (OCoLC)fst01176568
Women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01176947
Women -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst01176964
Middle East. (OCoLC)fst01241586
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Biographies.
Added Author Al-Ḥalāl, Krīstal, illustrator.
Haddadi, Hoda, 1977- illustrator.
Haghgoo, Sahar, illustrator.
Meza, Estelí, illustrator.
Esteves, Margarida, illustrator.
ISBN 1623718708 (hardcover)
9781623718701 (hardcover)
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