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The PBBY Administrative Committee is formed of the following members: Dr Sharif Kanaana, Prof of Anthropology (Advisor). Jehan Helou, Non-Formal Education and Social Work - President. Mary Fasheh, Senior Librarian - Vice President. Arham Damen, Arabic Teacher & Specialist in Children’s (...)


The International Board on Books for Young People - Palestinian Section (PBBY) is pleased to launch its website The aim of our PBBY website is to connect effectively with our members, friends and friends to be. We believe that the dissemination of information about our activities, outcomes, (...)


Most recent articles

The Human Cost of Drone Warfare

Monday 31 May 2021 by Rania
Very expressive and depressing stories, written by the children of IBBY libraries in Gaza, about their traumatic experience with the horrific Drones that do not leave their sky! The Drone is An Industry to Hurt Humanity Abla (Librarian of al Ata’a Library The size of the drone cannot be (...)

From our Hearts to Palestine

Wednesday 26 May 2021 by Rania
These beautiful writings and illustrations were inspired by Palestinian children sufferings during Israeli aggressions on Gaza.

Pakistani children in solidarity with the children of Palestine

Tuesday 25 May 2021 by Rania
From the pure hearts of Pakistani children with cancer, solidarity with the children of Palestine.

Stories Told by and for Palestinian Children

Tuesday 4 May 2021 by Rania
Stories Told by and for Palestinian Children The main topic of this presentation is the writing of stories for children. The children I am concerned with here are those between the ages of three or four up to the age of nine or 10, that is, before the age where they start to show any (...)

Palestine in Athens IBBY Congress & IBBY’s Honour List

Monday 12 April 2021 by Rania
A few days ago IBBY successfully ended its interesting thirty sixth Congress in Athens. More than five hundred participants attended from around the world. The theme of the Congress was “ East Meets West through Fairy Tales”. Three members of IBBY Palestine participated in the Congress: Jehan (...)

Parents Encourage Their Children to Continue Reading and Drawing

Monday 12 April 2021 by Rania
During the lockdown parents are engaged with their young children of Al Sikka library to read and draw...

Children’s Creativity - Gaza

Monday 12 April 2021 by Rania

More Children Activities in the Library

Monday 12 April 2021 by Rania
Children of different ages being creative in the library.

Exercises after returning to the library

Monday 12 April 2021 by Rania
Fun activities for children upon their return to the library.

A Report on the Return to Al-Sikka Library

Monday 12 April 2021 by Rania
When the children returned to the library, positive energy and liveliness returned to the place. With excitement, joy, and desire to benefit from reading books and the getting knowledge. and culture, from story reading, playing, having fun and entertainment. Children returned to the library (...)

International Children’s Book Day 2021

Wednesday 31 March 2021 by Rania
Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, 2 April, International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books. Each year a different National Section of IBBY has the opportunity to be the international sponsor (...)

Racism in Israeli Education

Friday 26 March 2021 by Rania

Covid-19 in Gaza IBBY & Friends Respond to Gaza Children’s Pain and Needs

Monday 15 March 2021 by Rania
Three days ago we had the alarming news that Gaza Hospitals Occupancy has Reached 100% with the surge of Coronavirus Cases. This reflected a very dangerous situation in the Israeli besieged Gaza. There were closures in the spring, but then the Covid -19 was contained through the quarantining (...)

Return to School after the Closure

Monday 15 March 2021 by Rania
August 2020 How Lovely to go Back to School Shahd Shloolla 13 years The school year is very nice in spite the difficult beginning like, the high temperature and not preparing the schools properly to receive the children... Also, the mathematics class which I love, and I love the (...)

Covid-19 Drawings

Monday 15 March 2021 by Rania
Children expressing their feelings towards Covid-19 in drawings.

Children Writings #2 Sad Return to School

Monday 15 March 2021 by Rania
I wish siege on Gaza is lifted & the crisis of UNRWA solved Hala Abed 10 years How I wished the school would start because for me, it is the place of love, happiness and fun, where we meet new friends. But because of the economic situation of the Palestinian people, the bad situation of (...)

Children Writings # 1

Monday 15 March 2021 by Rania
Children writing about their lives and feelings, as they have to face the Corona, the siege of Gaza and extreme poverty! Nagham Abdel al Al 13 years old We miss the black board upon which we write the lines of our dreams This pandemic hit us and turned the world upside down and changed so (...)

Children Writings # 3

Monday 15 March 2021 by Rania
This was published on the IBBY website under the IBBY Palestine National section page https://www.ibby.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Our_children_and_the_Covid__3_.pdf I now Play with my Father Noor 13 years My dear father I write to you to tell you that I felt your presence more and this is (...)

The Israeli Aggression on Gaza - a slide show

Saturday 13 March 2021 by admin
Palestine in the 34th BBY Congress PBBY Participated in IBBY Congress- Mexico City, September 2014 Jehan Helou gave a PowerPoint presentation ( 12 September) entitled : Children in Crisis Situations: Palestinians Under Occupation Her presentation* was submitted to the organizers of the (...)

Stories by the Children of Jerusalem Illustrated by the children of Gaza “My big Dream”

Wednesday 10 March 2021 by Noor
IPBBY initiated a creative writing training for children in cooperation with Al Saraya Center for Community Services in Jerusalem. Many children were happy to write stories reflecting their reality. The stories were spontaneous and reflected their aspirations to have their voice reach the wider (...)

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