Middle East Booklist

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Book recommendations pertaining to the Middle East.

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
The Secret ChordBrooks, Geraldine2015YA
Classical Age1010–970 BCEMiddle EastIsraelAncient IsraelFN
Mary, Called MagdaleneGeorge, Margaret2002AClassical Age17–75Middle EastIsraelMary MagdaleneF
Mother of the Believers: A Novel of the Birth of IslamPasha, Kamran2009YA
Early Medieval613-678Middle EastIraqIslamic HistoryFN
The Genius of Islam: How Muslims Made the Modern WorldBarnard, Bryn2011MG
Early Medieval622-750Middle EastVariousIslamic HistoryNFCB
MosqueMacaulay, David2008LE
Renaissance1549-1580Middle EastTurkeyMiddle East
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic WomenBrooks, Geraldine1994YA
Modern Age1980-1994Middle EastVariousWomen in IslamNFB
Shooting KabulSenzai, N. H.2011UMGModern Age2000-2001North America
Middle East
United States
Snow in JerusalemDa Costa, Deborah2008LEModern Age2000Middle EastIsraelJerusalem LifeFPB
War in Afghanistan: An Interactive Modern History AdventureHoena, Blake2014MGModern Age2001-2014Middle EastAfghanistan
United States
War in AfghanistanNFCB
Malala’s Magic PencilYousafzai, Malala2018LEModern Age2007Middle EastPakistanEducation
Women's Rights
Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of AfghanistanGerszak, Rafal2011MGModern Age2008-2010Middle EastAfghanistan
United States
War in AfghanistanNFPB
A Land of Permanent GoodbyesAbawi, Atia2019YAModern Age2010-2019Middle EastSyriaSyrian RefugeesFN
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The TalibanYousafzai, Malala2015YAModern Age2012Middle EastPakistanEducation
Women's Rights
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the WorldYousafzai, Malala2016MGModern Age2012Middle EastPakistanEducation
Women's Rights
Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' RightsYousafzai, Malala2018LEModern Age2012Middle EastPakistanEducation
Women's Rights

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List of abbreviations:
Reading Age Genre Format
LE = lower elementary
MG = middle grade (8-12 yrs.)
UMG = upper-middle grade (11-14 yrs.)
YA = young adult (14+)
A = adult (18+)
NF - non fiction
F = fiction
Bio = biography
HF = historical fantasy
AH = alternate history
OV - own voices
M = mythology
S = spine book
PB = picture book
GN = graphic novel
ER = early reader
CB = chapter book
B = book (NF)
N = novel
M = memoir