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The Resource Amazing women of the Middle East : 25 stories from ancient times to present day, by Wafa' Tarnowska ; [illustrations, Margarida Esteves, Hoda Hadidi, Sahar Haghgoo, Christelle Halal, Esteli Meza ; editorial direction and editing, Stephanie Stahl]

Amazing women of the Middle East : 25 stories from ancient times to present day, by Wafa' Tarnowska ; [illustrations, Margarida Esteves, Hoda Hadidi, Sahar Haghgoo, Christelle Halal, Esteli Meza ; editorial direction and editing, Stephanie Stahl]

Label
Amazing women of the Middle East : 25 stories from ancient times to present day
Title
Amazing women of the Middle East
Title remainder
25 stories from ancient times to present day
Statement of responsibility
by Wafa' Tarnowska ; [illustrations, Margarida Esteves, Hoda Hadidi, Sahar Haghgoo, Christelle Halal, Esteli Meza ; editorial direction and editing, Stephanie Stahl]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DGU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tarnowska, Wafa'
Dewey number
305.40956
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 9-12
  • Grades 4-6
Intended audience source
  • Crocodile Books
  • Crocodile Books
LC call number
HQ1726.5
LC item number
.T37 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Esteves, Margarida
  • Hadadi, Hoda
  • Haghgoo, Sahar
  • Al-Ḥalāl, Krīstal
  • Meza, Estelí
  • Stahl, Stephanie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Middle East
  • REFERENCE / General
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Middle East
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Amazing women of the Middle East : 25 stories from ancient times to present day, by Wafa' Tarnowska ; [illustrations, Margarida Esteves, Hoda Hadidi, Sahar Haghgoo, Christelle Halal, Esteli Meza ; editorial direction and editing, Stephanie Stahl]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Theodora
  • Rabi'a al Adawiyya
  • Shajarat al-Durr
  • Hurrem Sultan
  • May Ziadeh
  • Nazik al Abid
  • Anabra Salam Khalidi
  • Saloua Raouda Choucai
  • Fairuz
  • Azza Fahmy
  • Introduction
  • Zaha Hadid
  • Anousheh Ansari
  • Somayya Jabarti
  • Nadine Labaki
  • Amal Clooney
  • Manahel Thabet
  • Maha al Balushi
  • Nadia Murad
  • Zahra Lari
  • Glossary
  • Map
  • Acknowledgments
  • Nefertiti
  • The Queen of Sheba
  • Sheherazade
  • Semiramis
  • Cleopatra VII
  • Zenobia
Control code
on1184236939
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
American edition.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781623718701
Lccn
2020038376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1184236939
Label
Amazing women of the Middle East : 25 stories from ancient times to present day, by Wafa' Tarnowska ; [illustrations, Margarida Esteves, Hoda Hadidi, Sahar Haghgoo, Christelle Halal, Esteli Meza ; editorial direction and editing, Stephanie Stahl]
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Theodora
  • Rabi'a al Adawiyya
  • Shajarat al-Durr
  • Hurrem Sultan
  • May Ziadeh
  • Nazik al Abid
  • Anabra Salam Khalidi
  • Saloua Raouda Choucai
  • Fairuz
  • Azza Fahmy
  • Introduction
  • Zaha Hadid
  • Anousheh Ansari
  • Somayya Jabarti
  • Nadine Labaki
  • Amal Clooney
  • Manahel Thabet
  • Maha al Balushi
  • Nadia Murad
  • Zahra Lari
  • Glossary
  • Map
  • Acknowledgments
  • Nefertiti
  • The Queen of Sheba
  • Sheherazade
  • Semiramis
  • Cleopatra VII
  • Zenobia
Control code
on1184236939
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
American edition.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781623718701
Lccn
2020038376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1184236939

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