Award Winners

Award Winners

Nominated and award-winning books, movies, and music in all of Sawa's world languages.

Award Winners  

  • 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
    Children Books:  Ages 3-5, Ages 6-10
    Author:  Shafeek Mehdi

    Winner of the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children's Literature, this is an old, fanciful tale from Baghdad about a judge and his mule and a very strange occurrence.

    $21.95
  • 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
    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
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Leila Slimani

    Winner of France's top literary award, the Goncourt Prize 2016, the novel has been a bestseller in France.  Written by a former journalist, this is a thriller that opens with the murder of two young children killed by their nanny. It is loosely based on the real story of a nanny from Dominican Republic who was accused of killing the...

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Waciny Laredj

    Winner of the Sheikh Zayed Award, this is a historical novel about Abdelkader, the military and religious leader who founded the Algerian state and led the Algerians in their 19th century struggle against French occupation.

    $29.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Children Books:  Ages 11-13
    Author:  Nabihah Muhaydali

    Winner of the Sheikh Zayed Award for Children's Literature, this is the story of a young girl who loves the animal stories from "Kalila wa-Dimna" so much that she dreams up more adventures for the animal characters with a notebook, pen, and her imagination. "Kalila wa-Dimna" is the most popular book ever written in Arab culture.  It has...

    $19.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Natural Science
    Author:  Mark Miodownik

    Explore the magical engineering in the things we use daily. With clarity and humor, a world-leading materials scientist tells enthralling stories that explain the science and history of materials. Why is glass see-through? Why does a paper clip bend? Why is elastic stretchy? And did you know there is a diamond five times the size of Earth?!...

    $29.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Cookbooks
    Author:  Pat Crocker

    Winner of the International Cookbook Revue Award, this is one of the bestselling juicing books on the market. Now available in Arabic, this is the essential guide to the delicious, nutritious health benefits of juicing. Includes recipes for fruit and veggie juices, smoothies, frozen treats, and much more.

    $37.95
  • 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:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    May 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the original publication of this novel by the award-winning Colombian author.  Originally published in 1967, this novel went on to sell more than 45 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 44 languages.  It is considered to be the Bible of magical realism -- a literary style that...

    $27.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Tahar Ben Jelloun

    Winner of the Dublin Prize, this is undoubtedly one of the most enchanted books by the award-winning Moroccan author. Ben Jelloun takes the ten tales of Perrault (Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, etc.), masterfully reworks them in an Arab and Muslim context, and presents them in the manner of the Thousand and One Nights.

    $24.95
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