• Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13

      Take a trip through world history with colorfully illustrated short biographies of famous people and their main contributions to humankind. The Wright brothers, Alexander Graham Bell, Florence Nightingale, Helen Keller, and Benjamin Franklin -- just to name a few.

      $23.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10

      Fur, feathers, scales and gills! Real color photographs and fully vowelled text make it easy and fun to learn about animal babies in the air, on the land, and in the sea.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Ahmed Saadawi

      A new novel by the acclaimed author of "Frankenstein in Baghdad." Ali thought he was dead when he saw an old man using chalk to draw a series of doors on the wall.  The old man invited Ali to come and open one of the doors (if he could) because on the other side of the door was a better world.

      $27.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Poetry
      Author:  Abdel Aziz al-Maqaleh

      Abdel Aziz al-Maqaleh is Yemen's best known poet, past president and current professor emeritus at Sanaa University, and the director of the Yemeni Center for Studies and Research. Dr. Maqaleh is widely recognized inside Yemen as a leader in Sanaa's top cultural arts and literary circles. This new book of poems strikes a delicate...

      $22.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Usama al-'Issa

      Winner of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Literature. In this novel, Palestinian novelist, Usama al-'Issa narrates the history of Bethlehem and Palestine through the stories of patients in a mental hospital near the Dheisheh refugee camp.

      $26.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Health
      Author:  Mahatma Gandhi

      A compilation of the writings and teachings on health and nutrition for the body and finding peace for the spirit by the great Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Social Science
      Author:  William Kelley Wright

      A 20th century classic by the great William Kelley Wright.  Known for its presentation of philosophers and their theories in easy to understand layman's terms, this book will take the reader on a jaunt through history from Francis Bacon to Locke to Kant to William James.  

      $38.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Amani Ashmawi

      Juha is a folk character from around the 8th century.  His stories number in the hundreds, originated in the oral tradition, and are a mainstay of Arab humor, wit and wisdom.  Juha, with his entertaining logic, is widely known throughout the Middle East and is well loved. This delightful book of Arab folktales is a must-have for your...

      $24.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Emily Nasrallah

      This third book of Shadi's adventures takes him and his family to the mountains for lots of winter fun in the snow.  This beginning reader features fully vowelled text and is perfect for early Arabic learners ages 6 and older.

      $14.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Nabihah Muhaydali

      Jad creates paintings in art class that don't look like much -- like the paper that is completely red except for a few black dots in the center -- that is until he tells you the story about what is happening in the picture! His imagination and stories are so creative, the teacher takes him to the library to tell his stories to the children.

      $15.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Nabihah Muhaydali

      Yasser learns to write the shopping list.  It starts out as scribbles, then pictures, and then it is words!  A delightful beginning reader for children featuring vowelled text.  Awarded the Assabil prize for children's literature in Lebanon.

      $17.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Emily Nasrallah

      The adventures of Shadi continue in this chapter book perfect for beginning readers of Arabic ages 6 and older.  The fully vowelled text tells the story of Shadi and his adventure on the high seas with a group of fisherman.

      $14.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Fatima Sharaf al-Din

      On a warm day the mom and dad animals wake up from an afternoon nap and can't find all the babies, but the babies have a big surprise.  This book helps children learn the sounds that animals make.

      $16.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Najwa Ibn Shatwan

      Winner of the Arab Capital of Culture (Khartoum) Arabic Novel award.  The author was named one of the best 39 Arab writers under age 39 by the Hay Festival of Literature at the Abu Dhabi Book Fair in 2009.  This moving novel sheds light on the untold and forgotten story of black history and the slave trade in Libya.

      $28.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Paula Hawkins

      The English language novel debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times fiction bestsellers list 2015 and stayed No. 1 for 13 consecutive weeks. The psychological thriller by British author Paula Hawkins has sold more 1.5 million copies and will soon be released as a major motion picture. Now available in Arabic for the first time, it is a must have...

      $28.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Mohammed Hasan Alwan

      Winner of the 2017 International Prize for Arabic fiction, this novel, by Saudi author, Mohammed Hasan Alwan, is the fictionalized telling of the life of a Sufi saint, Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi. Ibn Arabi was born in 12th century Muslim Spain and became a Sufi mystic who traveled the Middle East and wrote about his experiences.

      $34.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Zina Khori, Sirsa Qursha

      This beautifully illustrated book explains the Universal Declaration of Human Rights so children can understand them and know when and how to apply them at home, at school, and in the community at large.  It's never too early to teach kids about human rights and to respect the differences and rights of others in order to promote...

      $18.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Khaled Khalifa

      By award-winning Syrian author, Khaled Khalifa. A father has died in a Damascus hospital. His last request was to be buried in his hometown, which is controlled by one faction of fighters. Driving from one area to another with his father's body in the car is a journey of insurmountable odds.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Disney Enterprises

      Who can resist Disney princesses in Arabic?  Sofia is an ordinary little girl until her mother marries the king. Overnight Sofia becomes a princess!  Every little girl's dream.  Follow Sofia as she learns to walk, talk, and act like a princess.

      $14.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Fatimah Sharaf al-Din

      A new book by award-winning author, Fatima Sharafeddine.  A little girl with a papier mache elephant who is larger than life in her imagination struggles with where to keep him because he is so big, but she loves him so much.  Features gorgeous illustrations by world-renowned Iranian artist, Fereshteh Najafi.

      $17.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Harper Lee

      Considered one of the best novels of the 20th century, yet consistently banned and challenged since it was first published in 1962, Harper Lee's novel of race relations in the 1930s American South has been translated into 40 languages with 40 million copies sold.  It is available here in a new Arabic 2016 edition. 

      $36.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13, Teen/YA
      Author:  Curtis Jobling

      School Library Journal calls it the "Game of thrones for the tween set."  Drew is part boy and part wolf with royal blood in his veins.  The evil king of Lyssia views him as a threat to the crown, and Drew's father is seeking revenge against him because he believes he murdered his mother.  Even as the most wanted man in the...

      $26.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Zinjabil Ilwah

      Who knew letters and words could be so much fun! Some friends get together and play a word game and compete with each other to see who has a larger vocabulary. 

      $15.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Randa Korani

      Adam loves to draw. It makes him happy.

      $13.95
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    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Beate Dolling

      This Level 1 reader features five German easy reader pony stories in one volume.  Perfect for the beginning reader, each story includes fun illustrations, three or four sentences per page, new vocabulary words and comprehension questions.  Plus, the stories are high-interest for the youngest horse lover.

      $15.95
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Alexander Steffensmeier

      Today is Lieselotte's birthday, but no one seems to notice.  There is no cake, no decorations, no balloons.  Poor Lieselotte puts on her party hat from last year, steals a cookie from the kitchen, and sadly walks down to the creek. But when she gets to the creek, she gets a wonderful surprise!

      $22.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Self-help
      Author:  Tara Fields

      Dr. Tara Fields is a licensed marriage and family counselor who has worked with couples for more than 28 years.  In this bestselling guide, she presents the five common loops of conflict that couples fall into and the three important steps to stop having the same fights over and over.  Learn to build a relationship of mutual love,...

      $24.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13, Teen/YA
      Author:  Maxime Chaya

      Maxime Chaya, born in war-torn Lebanon, wins a mountain bike race in Kenya and is invited to climb Kilimanjaro. What follows is a life of exhilarating extreme sports.  When he's not climbing mountains or crossing deserts, Max gives talks to teens encouraging them to pursue their passions despite their circumstances.  This graphic...

      $28.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Technology
      Author:  Glenn Greenwald

      The author recounts his intense, ten-day trip to Hong Kong to meet with NSA contractor and whistleblower, Edward Snowden.  He takes the specific details to the next level to discuss the full impact on the lives of individuals as well as the nation's political health when the government invasively pries into the private lives of public citizens.

      $32.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Cookbooks
      Author:  Marilyn Matar

      More than 400 recipes for delicious dishes from the Middle East and beyond.  Includes step-by-step instructions for professional results, as well as ways for reducing calories, and tips for working moms on how to put home-cooked meals on the table in spite of a busy schedule.  The author graduated from the Cordon Bleu Institute in Paris.

      $42.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Agatha Christie

      Originally published in 1937, the early development of this novel saw Miss Marple as the lead detective, but alas, in the end, Christie wrote Poirot into the story as the master sleuth.  The Belgian detective must solve the murder of the young and beautiful Linnet Ridgeway, who has been shot in the head while a passenger on a Nile River cruise.

      $26.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Abbad Yahya

      In the face of death threats and a ban on his novel, Palestinian author, Abbad Yahya is now living in exile. The Palestinian Authority has banned this book because it "threatens morality and public decency".  The novel chronicles the lives of three young men, one of whom is gay, who are involved in a woman's murder in the city of Ramallah...

      $28.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Mohammed Hasan Alwan

      The Beirut39 project named this Saudi writer one of the best 39 authors under age 40, and this novel was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic fiction in 2013, and the French translation won the Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2015 for best Arabic novel translated into French.  Mr. Alwan is once again on the IPAF shortlist...

      $24.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Joseph Theobald

      The hilarious debut children's story by Joseph Theobald has munched its way into Arabic.  Marvin, or Filfil as he is called in Arabic, is unhappy with his looks and can't keep up with the other sheep so he starts to eat. And eat. Everything in sight, even the Empire State Building!  Huge and lonely, he eventually learns self-acceptance.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Zina Khori, Sirsa Qursha

      This beautifully illustrated book explains the Universal Declaration of Human Rights so children can understand them and know when and how to apply them at home, at school, and in the community at large.  It's never too early to teach kids about human rights and to respect the differences and rights of others in order to promote...

      $18.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Agatha Christie

      First published in 1939, Christie was unhappy with the original cover art selected by the publisher and insisted it be changed.  This novel contains the first courtroom drama for Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.  Everyone believes Elinor Carlisle killed Mary Gerrard, except Poirot. Can he prove her innocence and spare her life?

      $24.95
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    • Language:  German
      Genre:  Documentary
      Director :  Vanessa Lapa

      On May 6th, 1945, soldiers of the US Army occupied the Heinrich Himmler family home in Gmund, Germany where they discovered hundreds of private letters, documents, diaries, and photographs. The Decent One makes use of these materials to sketch the biography and expose the inner mind, ideals, plans and secrets of SS commander and...

      $21.95
    • Language:  German
      Genre:  Drama, Thriller
      Cast:  Laia Costa, Frederick Lau
      Director :  Sebastian Schipper

      This film is not a movie; it's not about a bank robbery. It is a bank robbery. Victoria was shot in one single take. Two hours and eighteen minutes. No cuts. No CGI. No cheap tickets. No expensive ones, either. Just one shot.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Spanish
      Genre:  Comedy, Drama
      Cast:  Tenoch Huerta, Leonardo Ortizgris, Sebastian Aguirre
      Director :  Alonso Ruizpalacios

      Ever since the National University strike broke out, Sombra (Tenoch Huerta) and Santos (Leonard0 Ortizgris) have been living in angst-ridden limbo. Education-less, motionless, purposeless, and unsure of what the strike will bring. They begin to look for strange ways to kill time. But their routine is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of...

      $19.95
    • Language:  Arabic, Hebrew
      Genre:  Animation, Documentary
      Director :  Amer Shomali, Paul Cowan

      Through a clever mix of stop-motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel."

      $19.95
    • Language:  German
      Genre:  Drama
      Cast:  Jonas Nay
      Director :  Edward Berger, Samira Radsi

      A coming-of-age story within a suspenseful thriller, set against the real events, culture wars and political realities of Germany in the 1980s.

      $24.95
    • Language:  Persian
      Genre:  Comedy, Drama
      Director :  Jafar Panahi

      Internationally acclaimed Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been officially banned from filmmaking since 2010.  In a courageous act of artistic and political defiance he has made three features since then including Jafar Panahi's Taxi.  In Taxi he drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up...

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Genre:  Documentary
      Director :  Andrea Kalin, Oliver Lukacs

      Award-winning Red Lines provides cinematic boots on the ground, offering a rare window into the Syrian conflict, taking us from the trenches to geopolitical jockeying and becoming, a long the way, a searing expose of an ongoing humanitarian crisis.

      $18.95
    • Language:  Persian
      Genre:  Romance, Thriller
      Cast:  Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi
      Director :  Ana Lily Amirpour

      Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the town's most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy meets girl, an unusual love story begins to blossom . . . blood red. B&W

      $19.95
    • Language:  Spanish
      Genre:  Documentary
      Director :  Patricio Guzman

      Masterfully explores the significance of water in Chile's vast history and culture, examining the indigenous tribes of the Western Patagonian waterways and the tragic journey of Jemmy Button, who in 1830 was bought by the English Navy for the price of a mother-of-pearl button.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Spanish
      Genre:  Comedy
      Cast:  Robert Lorie, Paul Chamberlain, Ashly Burch
      Director :  Kenny Riches

      A funny, offbeat portait of Miami, The Strongest Man follows Beef (Robert Lorie), an anxiety-ridden Cuban construction worker and his Korean friend Conan (Paul Chamberlain), as their lives get bumped off track the moment they agree to attend a spiritual meditation class.

      $19.95
    • Language:  Hebrew
      Genre:  Drama
      Cast:  Sarit Larry, Avi Schnaidman
      Director :  Nadav Lapid

      The story of a teacher who becomes at first enchanted, and then ulitmately consumed, by the poetic genius of her five-year-old student.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic, French, Spanish
      Genre:  Drama
      Cast:  Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb
      Director :  David Oelhoffen

      In 1954, a reclusive ex-soldier (Viggo Mortensen) is thrown into the woes of rebellion when he's ordered to escort a village (Reda Kateb) accused of murder to prison during the Algerian War.

      $21.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13, Teen/YA
      Author:  Curtis Jobling

      School Library Journal calls it the "Game of thrones for the tween set."  Drew is part boy and part wolf with royal blood in his veins.  The evil king of Lyssia views him as a threat to the crown, and Drew's father is seeking revenge against him because he believes he murdered his mother.  Even as the most wanted man in the...

      $26.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Cookbooks
      Author:  Cookpad Community

      Mmmm . . . coconut cake, eclairs, pistachio cookies, lemon tarts and much more in this new cookbook from the Arabic Cookpad community of cooks. Chock full of chocolate and other desserts to accompany your coffee, this new cookbook presents the best of the kitchen-tested recipes. Now you can have your cake and eat it, too!

      $24.95
    • Language:  Hebrew
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Liane Moriarty

      ". . . a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive." The Hebrew translation of "Big little lies" by Australian author, Liane Moriarty.

      $29.95
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    • Language:  Hebrew
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Astrid Lindgren

      The many adventures of Pippi, the girl with upside-down braids and no parents to tell her what to do.  Translated from Swedish.

      $26.95
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Bernd Kohlhepp

      Bo is tired of his family so he moves out.  To the backyard.  With a tent.  But then it's nighttime and it's cold, and scary.  Soon his sister comes out because she misses him. Then the family dog.  Then mom and dad.  A story about love and families.

      $21.95
    • Language:  German
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Jule Maiwald

      Anne is about to turn 40 and for her birthday she has gathered all of her friends together for her ex-husband's funeral.  Except Richard is not dead. The funeral is a symbolic parting of a love gone wrong followed by a big party.  Soon divorced women everywhere are staging funerals and celebrating their freedom.  Then Anne meets...

      $23.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Subhi Sulayman

      Two boys find a wallet filled with money.  One boy says they should turn check the ID and return it to the owner, but the other boy says, no, he will spend the money and tears up the ID.  He goes to the store and buys lots of new clothes, but when he goes to pay, he learns the money is counterfeit!

      $15.95
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Fabian Lenk

      Leon and Bobby are cat detectives who live on an old ship museum in the harbor. Their biggest problem is the rebellious rat gang that lives on board, too. That is until the prized diamond from one of the museum's exhibits disappears. Can the cats solve the case of the missing diamond? A level 2 beginning reader in the German language.

      $18.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Anne Edelstam

      The fictionalized true story of three generations of women -- Grandmother Hilda, Mother Ingrid, and the author herself who share their first-hand experiences of life in Cairo and the social and cultural events unique to their particular generation. A fascinating look at Egypt's cultural and social history with all its political upheavals as...

      $31.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Elias Khoury

      Shortlisted for the 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, this novel by Lebanese author, Elias Khoury, tells the story of Adam Danun, a Palestinian immigrant to New York City. Adam decides to write his autobiography and the novel is his life story growing up in a ghetto surrounded by barbed-wire in 1948 Palestine.

      $28.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Zanjabil Ilwah

      When a boy receives a small hamster as a gift from the school principal, chaos -- and fun -- reigns!

      $15.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Agatha Christie

      Originally published in 1941, this novel caused Christie herself to be investigated by MI5.  She named one of the characters Major Bletchley and MI5 suspected the author had a spy in Britain's code breaking center, Bletchley Park. The story itself finds married detective duo, Tommy and Tuppence, at a seaside hotel searching for Nazis...

      $22.95
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