Amazing women of the Middle East : 25 stories from ancient times to present day
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Northampton, MA : Crocodile Books, USA, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2021.
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American edition.
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9781623718701, 1623718708
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111 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
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Published
Northampton, MA : Crocodile Books, USA, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2021.
Format
Book
Edition
American edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781623718701, 1623718708

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"A superb collection of stories about incredible women from the Middle East. Discover Sheherazade, the famous storyteller, dive into the musical world of the beautiful singer Fairuz and meet Amal Clooney, an outstanding international lawyer. Feel inspired by twenty-five amazing women from the Middle East, who have created a legacy through strength of vision, leadership, courage, and determination. Written by award-winning author and trailblazer, Wafa' Tarnowska, this stunning collection of life stories is illustrated by a team of internationally recognized artists. This book is an absolute must-have! This book features: Scheherazade, Persia, narrator Nefertiti, Ancient Egypt, 1370 BCE, Queen of Egypt Queen of Sheba, 1050 BCE, modern-day Ethiopia Semiramis, ancient Iraq, 811 BCE, Queen of Babylon Cleopatra VII, Egypt, 69 BCE, last queen of Egypt Zenobia, Syria, 240 CE, Queen of Palmyra Theodora, 497 CE, Empress of Byzantium Rabiya al Adawiyya, Iraq, 714, poet Shajarat al Durr, Egypt, early 13th Century, Sultana of Egypt Hurrem Sultan, Ukraine, 1502, Sultana of Ottoman Empire May Ziadeh, Nazareth, Palestine, 1886, writer Nazik el Abid, Syria, 1887, activist Anbara Salam al Khalidi, Lebanon, 1897, activist and feminist Saloua Raouda Choucair, Lebanon, 1916, painter Fairuz, Lebanon, 1933, singer Zaha Hadid, Iraq, 1950, architect Anousheh Ansari, Iran/USA, 1966, astronaut Somayya Jabarti, Saudi Arabia, 1970, editor-in-chief Nadine Labaki, Lebanon, 1974, film maker and actress Amal Clooney, Lebanon/British, 1978, lawyer Manahel Thabet, Yemen, 1981, economist and mathematician Maha Al Baluchi, Oman, pilot Nadia Murad, Iraq, 1993, rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Zahra Lari, UAE, 1995, ice skater Azza Fahmy, Egypt, jewellery designer"--,Provided by publisher.
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Ages 9-12,Crocodile Books.
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Grades 4-6,Crocodile Books.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tarnowska, W., Esteves, M., Haddadi, H., Haghgoo, S., Al-Ḥalāl, K., Meza, E., & Stahl, S. (2021). Amazing women of the Middle East: 25 stories from ancient times to present day (American edition.). Crocodile Books, USA, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wafa', Tarnowska et al.. 2021. Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories From Ancient Times to Present Day. Crocodile Books, USA, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wafa', Tarnowska et al.. Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories From Ancient Times to Present Day Crocodile Books, USA, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tarnowska, Wafa',, et al. Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories From Ancient Times to Present Day American edition., Crocodile Books, USA, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2021.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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