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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, (...)


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Moughrabi Children’s Literature

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
Three representations of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in children’s literature (Part 1) Fouad Moughrabi The Electronic Intifada 5 February 2007 Lynne Reid Banks, Broken Bridge (Avon Books, 1994) Deborah Ellis, Three Wishes: Palestinians and Israeli Children Speak (Groundwood Books, (...)

Gender Stereotyping in Children’s Books

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
By Susan Perry | 07/25/13 Gender stereotyping of parental roles is common even in 21st century children’s literature. Although 67 percent of American moms now have jobs outside the home and American dads are far more involved in their children’s lives than they were even a generation ago, you — (...)

Interview J Helou talks with Liz Laird

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
Jehan Helou talks with author Elizabeth Laird In Carousel magazine 2003 Click on the photo to enlarge.

Storycrafting Empowers: Listening Unites

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
CHILDREN’S VOICES IN THE TURMOIL OF WAR - By Monika Riihelä Translated in English by Niina Rutanen Children are Telling Finland Psychologists for Social Responsibility, Kassem Aina & Faizah Masri, and Beit Atfal Al Smood Lebanon. Click on the photo for the full (...)

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