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Santa Claus in Baghdad and Other Stories about Teens in the Arab World

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5 out of 5
Based on 2 Ratings and 2 Reviews

Book Description
What is it like to be a young person in the Arab world today? This lively collection of eight short stories about Arab teenagers living in Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, the West Bank, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and a Palestinian refugee camp engagingly depicts young people's experiences growing up in the Middle East. The characters, drawn from urban and rural settings and from different classes as well as a ... More
Book Information
PublisherIndiana University Press
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages216
Publication Date04/22/2008
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About Elsa Marston (Author) : Elsa Marston is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Elsa Marston include Santa Claus in Baghdad: Stories About Teens in the Arab World, Songs... more
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Reader Comments
7/16/2008 Laura Baich said:
The book has been made into a film, which has been accepted by the Rhode Island International Film Festival (takes place in Providence the first half of August) and the Kids First! Film Festival. For more information, visit: http://www.thefledglingfund.org/media/crosscultural-understanding/santa-cl... more

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