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Books for adults and children in all of Sawa's world languages

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  • Language:  Arabic
    Children Books:  Ages 6-10, 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:  Spirituality, 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:  Reference, 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, Ages 11-13
    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 3-5, 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, Ages 6-10
    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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