• Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 11-13
      Author:  Kamal Sayed

      Book one in a gorgeous series on Islamic culture for kids features stories of the prophets. This volume tells the story of Adam according to Islamic tradition and features lush illustrations and vocalized text for easier reading.

      $13.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Jaykar Khurshid

      A group of boys gets together to play a game of soccer and come up with a clever way to include their friend Nizar, who is in a wheelchair and unable to run and kick like them.

      $16.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Jacqueline Bovy

      Grandpas tell the best stories!  This collection has 365 short stories, one for every day of the year, and features a grandpa, his grandkids, and awesome adventures.

      $34.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10

      Young scientists explore the different regions of the world with its varied climates.  From the North Pole to the deserts of Australia, it's an exciting journey with interesting color photographs and fully-vowelled text for easy reading.

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

      Young knowledge enthusiasts can explore architectural wonders, planetary wonders, the hi-tech world of transportation, and much more.  Featuring vivid, color photographs and easy to read vowelled text, it is a great introduction to general knowledge.

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  John Steinbeck

      Originally published in 1937, this novel tells the story of two displaced migrant farm workers who move around California searching for work during the Great Depression. It has been banned or challenged numerous times for offensive and racist language and appears on the American Library Association's list of the Most Challenged Books of the...

      $21.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  F. Scott Fitzgerald

      The classic novel of 1920s American prosperity and idealism tells the story of the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his passion and obsession for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan.  Considered a "Great American Novel", it provides a critical social histroy of America during the Roaring Twenties, and is a long-standing regular on...

      $22.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Jhumpa Lahiri

      The award-winning author of "The Interpreter of Maladies" continues the theme of the immigrant experience fraught with the problems of assimilation and the conflicted path between old and new generations. The Namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their vexing transformation into...

      $39.95
    • Language:  Somali
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Mohamud M. Dirios

      A colorful introduction to the history, culture, and traditions of Somalia through the eyes of a girl named Baydan.

      $29.95
    • Language:  Somali
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Abdullahi Noor Hassan

      Culture and tradition collide in this tragic love story.

      $32.95
    • Language:  Somali
      Subject:  Self-help
      Author:  Cabdikaafi Axmed Cilmi

      Life is a struggle and this book aims to help the reader overcome obstacles, make good decisions, develop self-confidence, remain optimistic, and achieve his or her dream.

      $34.95
    • Language:  Somali
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Mohamud M. Dirios

      This colorful bilingual book in Somali and English uses real photographs to introduce fruits, veggies, and counting from 1 to 10.

      $25.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Jhumpa Lahiri

      The award-winning author of "The Interpreter of Maladies" continues the theme of the immigrant experience fraught with the problems of assimilation and the conflicted path between old and new generations. The Namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their vexing transformation into...

      $39.95
    • 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
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    • 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
      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
      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:  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:  Saad Mohammed Raheem

      Shortlisted for the 2017 International Prize for Arabic fiction, this novel by award-winning Iraqi author, Saad Mohammed Raheem, tells the story of journalist Magid Baghdadi.  Baghdadi has been commissioned by an anonymous wealthy donor to investigate the life and death of Mahmoud al-Marzouq, a 70-year-old bookseller and artist who died...

      $23.95
    • 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
      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 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:  Iman Humaydan

      Tattered papers and old photos buried beneath basement rubble reveal clues to the love story of Nura and Kamal, which prompts a cross-war-torn-country trip to learn more shedding light not only on the past, but also the present and the future.  Shortlisted for the Katara Prize 2016, the author received $60,000 US.  It has been...

      $23.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Ahmad Naji

      An experimental novel with original illustrations about life in Cairo. This book has been challenged on moral grounds in Egypt and the author is currently in prison. Click here for more information and an excerpt in English.  Winner: PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award 2016.

      $26.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
      Author:  Harper Lee

      The story of Scout continues in this highly anticipated companion volume set two decades after Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird.  In this compelling sequel, 26-year-old Jean Louise "Scout" Finch returns to her hometown to visit her aging father only to discover the extent of bigotry...

      $29.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  History
      Author:  Tim Weiner

      National Bestseller and previously named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, here is an inside look at the FBI by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.  This is the story of the FBI and how it has become the most powerful intelligence service of the United States.

      $43.95
    • Language:  French
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
      Author:  Comtesse de Segur

      Sophie Rostopchine, the Countess of Segur, is a French writer of Russian birth.  Originally published in the 19th century, Segur's books are well-known, well-loved French classics. This is the story of Camille and Madeleine, two perfect, well-behaved little girls. When Margeurite, her widowed mother, and the orphan Sophie, come to stay, the...

      $28.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 6-10
      Author:  Sana Shabbani

      Zayna's cat teaches her how to deal with a bully at school.

      $14.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Biography
      Author:  Cheryl Strayed

      The #1 New York Times Bestseller, voted A Best Book of the Year by NPR, and Oprah's Book Club book, the wildly (no pun intended) popular memoir of Cheryl Strayed and her 1,100-mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail is finally available in Arabic. The author recounts her triumphs and mishaps as she takes to the trail in the wake of the loss of...

      $31.95
    • 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
    • Language:  German
      Children Books:  Ages 1-2, Ages 3-5
      Author:  Chris Haughton

      A new book by beloved children's author, Chris Haughton.  Night has fallen and it is time to say goodnight.  All the animals are so tired and settle into their warm houses for cozy sleep.  As they slumber, the bright moon keeps watch in the sky above.

      $24.95
    • Language:  German, English
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
      Author:  Susanne Bose

      Hannah and her family have a fun day at the farm. Read the story in German and English.  This bilingual book features parallel text in both languages, plus vocabulary for various things found on a farm.  Also available as part of a Bili Bundle.

      $11.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Biography
      Author:  Nujood Ali

      Nujood Ali's childhood came to a horrifying end in 2008 when, at the age of 9, she was forced to marry a man three times her age. In this harrowing biography, she tells of daily abuse by her husband and her courageous escape. With the help of local advocates, Nujood obtained a divorce and successfully opposed Yemeni tribal tradition.

      $23.95
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    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Social Science
      Author:  Wolfgang Bauer

      German reporter for Der Zeit, Wolfgang Bauer chronicles the treacherous and often deadly journey of Syrian refugees as they cross the Mediterranean Sea in search of life and safety. As the Syrian civil war continues to rage, millions of refugees are on the run. Bauer captures their dramatic stories with a passionate appeal for a more...

      $22.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Teen/YA
      Author:  Charlie Higson

      This post-apocalyptic YA horror novel takes place in London where the adults have become infected with a worldwide sickness that turns them into zombie cannibals.  A small group of kids are struggling to stay alive and in this novel, come up against an adult zombie called "The Collector" who collects "toys," plays with them until they die,...

      $32.95
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    • 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:  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:  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, 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
    • 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:  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:  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:  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:  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:  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:  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
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    • 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
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Ali Smith

      Previously shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, this is a fun, entertaining story about a mysterious stranger who shows up at a family's summer vacation. Her startling appearance in their lives transforms each member of the family allowing them to see themselves in fresh new light.

      $31.95
    • Language:  German
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Cecelia Ahern

      When Jasmine loses her job, she finds herself milling about her home and her garden, and getting to know her neighbors, including the distasteful Matt who lives next door.  As the year progresses, she learns more about herself than she ever thought possible and discovers that friendship can be found in the most unlikely of places....

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

      First published in 1932, this seventh book featuring Hercule Poirot was judged by the New York Times Book Review to be "diabolically clever".  In the story, Nick Buckley, a pretty young woman, has had too many close calls with death.  So many, in fact, that Poirot decides she needs his protection. Thus he begins to solve a murder that...

      $22.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Cookbooks
      Author:  Cookpad community cooks

      Cookpad, the online global, multilingual community of cooks shares their most delicious, kitchen-tested, recipes for cakes for all occasions. Cheesecake, icebox cake, caramel, chocolate, butter cream, and so much more!

      $24.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Cecelia Ahern

      A young woman is crossing a bridge one night and sees a man ready to jump and take his own life.  In desperation, she talks him down and into a deal: give her two weeks and she will prove that life is worth living. They embark on a poignant journey to discover the true meaning of life.

      $24.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Naila Ajja

      Roaches are everywhere.  They are disgusting and scary. What can we do?  A story about cleanliness.

      $15.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
      Author:  Taissier Khalaf

      186 novels were submitted by authors from 19 countries for the 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction.  This title made the longlist. It tells the story of the ancient city of Palmyra after it was attacked by the Roman Emperor Aurelianus.  Queen Zenobia and her council of wise philosophers are taken to Homs where she...

      $22.95
    • Language:  Spanish, English
      Subject:  Self-help
      Author:  Linda Kita-Bradley

      Ideal for adult English language learners.  Adult-themed dual language reader for new literates in Spanish and English.  Eva is a busy mom with too many responsibilities.  To make matters worse, she can never get a good night's sleep because once the light goes off, her mind turns on.  She tosses and turns and thinks and worries.  What can she do?

      $19.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Ali Smith

      It received rave reviews in both the New York Times and The Guardian. The story goes like this: at a lovely dinner party one evening, a guest named Miles goes upstairs between dinner and dessert and locks himself in the spare bedroom and refuses to leave or communicate for months.  What happens next, according to the reviews, is nothing...

      $26.95
    • Language:  Hebrew
      Subject:  Novels
      Author:  Michal Shalev

      The discovery of legendary treasure sends an ambitious archaeologist and a Western Galilee winery manager on a journey of discovery beyond imagination.  They are transported back in time to the time of the Crusades and get caught up in a saga filled with heroism, passion, and mystery.

      $29.95
    • Language:  Arabic
      Children Books:  Ages 3-5
      Author:  Ilyas Zugheib

      Sammi enjoys playing outside in a winter wonderland of cold, beautiful snow.  When he gets cold, and it is dark outside, he goes back to his nice warm, house and the wonderful hugs of his mom.

      $6.95
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