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Middle East - Books for Young Adults -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / World - Middle East /
Related booklists: Middle East - Books for Children, Israel and Palestine: Books for Children & Young Adults, Palestine: Books for Children and Young Adults, Saudi Arabia: Books for Children and Young Adults,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein by Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil
    Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein - by Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786074669 | ISBN 10: 1786074664

    Video game villains and real-life dictators dominate daily life for eleven-year-old Ali.   Ali Fadhil has very simple likes and dislikes. It is 1991 in Iraq and all Ali wants to do is read his comics and play football and video games. But Pres ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird
    Kiss the Dust - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509826728 | ISBN 10: 1509826726

    Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees.   Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Dangerous Crossing by Jane Mitchell
    A Dangerous Crossing - by Jane Mitchell

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910411582 | ISBN 10: 1910411582

    Ghalib doesn’t want to leave his home, but Syria has become too dangerous, and his family has no choice but to flee. Together they start out on a terrible journey that leads them through dark and dangerous places. They come under fire; they are fle ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pomegranate Tree by Vanessa Altin
    The Pomegranate Tree - by Vanessa Altin

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780992872892 | ISBN 10: 0992872898

    It wasn't even a proper diary...no dates or days or even 365 pages. But after this morning I'd be surprised to make it to the end of the week - so seven pages would be plenty. As we sat in the little courtyard listening to the gunfire in the streets ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Green Bicycle by Haifaa Al Mansour
    The Green Bicycle - by Haifaa Al Mansour

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141356686 | ISBN 10: 0141356685

    Dreamer. Rebel. Hero.   Wadjda has one simple wish - to race her friend Abdullah on her very own bicycle. But in Saudi Arabia, it is considered improper for girls to ride bikes and her parents forbid her from having one. Sick of playing by the ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Two Feet and Wings by Abbas Kazerooni
    On Two Feet and Wings - by Abbas Kazerooni

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781743361351 | ISBN 10: 1743361351

    This amazing true story of a boy fleeing Tehran on his own during the Iran-Iraq War provides a powerful child's-eye view of political tumult, separation, survival, dreams and triumphs in a moving memoir that chronicles extraordinary times in an ordin ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Red Shoe by Karin Gruss and Tobias Krejtschi
    One Red Shoe - by Karin Gruss and Tobias Krejtschi

    £12.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780987109965 | ISBN 10: 0987109960

    Youre about to go to a place where thousands, even millions, of kids live every day. Youre about to enter a war zone. Theres been an attack. Grabbing his camera, a newspaper photographer rushes to the nearest clinic. What he finds there will ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wall by William Sutcliffe
    The Wall - by William Sutcliffe

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408838433 | ISBN 10: 1408838435

    Joshua is thirteen. He lives with his mother and stepfather in Amarias, an isolated town on top of a hill, where all the houses are brand new. At the edge of Amarias is a high wall, guarded by soldiers, which can only be crossed through a heavily for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iraqigirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq by Iraqigirl
    Iraqigirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq - by Iraqigirl

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781931859738 | ISBN 10: 1931859736

    "I forgot what peace looks like. What the street looks like. What the sky in the night look like. What my relatives look like. Sometimes I just think that if you could see what my eyes see, if you could hear what my ears hear, you would be able to un ... more

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