Featured Books

Featured Books

In all of Sawa's world languages

Featured Books  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Children Books:  Ages 6-10
    Author:  Muhannad Akos

    Awarded the Kitabi Prize for best fiction book for the 7-9 age group by the Arab Thought Foundation 2015, this is the story about the wonder of nature and the mystical, magical music of the cicada and the effect its song has on humans.

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  LifeStyle
    Author:  Fifi M. Maacaron

    Make your own organic creams, cleansers, shampoo, balms, and more with this book of more than 100 recipes for natural beauty products developed by a licensed pharmacist.  Includes information about how to tell if a store-bought product is really organic.

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Children Books:  Ages 6-10, Ages 11-13
    Author:  Shafik Mehdi

    Once upon a time, a rich, powerful king asks his three daughters what is more important: power/money or brain/thinking? To the king's delight, two say power and riches. The third, and youngest, says thinking and intelligence. The king is furious and orders her to marry the poorest man in the kingdom -- Hassan, who is so poor he can only eat...

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Shelina Zahra Janmohamed

    An Oxford-educated, independent Muslim woman who drives a sports car and lives in London offers her at times funny and very insightful journey to find a husband the traditional way.  Ten years of matchmaking by well-meaning aunties, more mismatches than she could count, and one after the other dating disasters make for the romantic...

    $24.95
  • 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:  Historical fiction
    Author:  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    The love story of the ages and international bestseller by Nobel Prize-winning author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Florentino is devastated when the love of his life chooses to marry a wealthy doctor.  Ever the romantic, he lives his life and builds his business.  Fifty years and 622 affairs later, Florentino can finally, once again,...

    $23.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Anne Frank

    The harrowing true story of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl, who, along with her family and a few friends, is forced into hiding in a small attic during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II.  Includes black and white photographs.

    $26.95
  • Language:  German
    Children Books:  Ages 11-13, Teen/YA
    Author:  Malala Yousafzai

    The inspirational story of the young girl who was shot by the Taliban for going to school. She survived the attack and has  become the young and world-renowned advocate for the rights of girls worldwide. Malala was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. Her story, here in German, includes color photographs from Malala's life.

    $18.95
  • 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:  French
    Children Books:  Ages 11-13
    Author:  Lenia Major

    Antoine, Leon, Clemence and Lily are four friends who find a small fawn in the forest that has lost its mother. They know it won't survive on its own so they decide to keep it, but of course, they can't tell their parents. They decide to hide the fawn, which they name Sneezy, in the shed in Leon's backyard. Will they be able to care for the fawn...

    $14.95
  • Language:  French
    Children Books:  Ages 6-10
    Author:  Gwendoline Raisson

    The teacher has assigned the kids a long poem to memorize and recite for the end of the year show.  Classmates Paul, Jeanne and Lea try to find a quick and easy way to learn the dreadful poem.  Then they discover a mysterious magic potion that seems to be the perfect solution.  It works great, except for one weird side effect --...

    $11.95
  • 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.  In Holidays, Sophie and her friends are waiting for the cousins to arrive for the summer holiday. The children's care-free days of games and picnics, take...

    $28.95
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