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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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IBBY Children in Crisis Fund

Monday 15 February 2021 by Rania
The IBBY Children in Crisis Fund provides support for children whose lives have been disrupted through war, civil disorder or natural disaster. The two main activities that are supported by the Fund are the therapeutic use of books and storytelling in the form of bibliotherapy, and the creation (...)

Video: Children with Hearing Impairment

Monday 15 February 2021 by admin
An video on the work of PBBY with children with hearing disparities in cooperation with PRCS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhJPCJwWbFM&feature=youtu.be

IBBY Gaza Appeal 2014

Monday 15 February 2021 by Rania
IBBY Children in Crisis Illustration 2014 Appeal to rebuild the IBBY Libraries in Gaza 2014 has been a year notable for violence, conflict and destructionAutomatic word wrap IBBY has been supporting two children’s libraries in the Gaza Strip since 2008. One library was situated in the northern (...)

In 2016 PBBY nominated Sonia to Hans Christian Andersen Award

Thursday 28 January 2021 by Rania

Ahla Al-Aghani

Thursday 28 January 2021 by Rania

Sitt El Kol

Thursday 28 January 2021 by Rania


Thursday 28 January 2021 by Rania

Forty days of mourning

Thursday 28 January 2021 by Rania

Librarians and Palestine

Thursday 28 January 2021 by Rania
https://www.counterpunch.org/2013/05/06/librarians-and-palestine/ BY RON JACOBS This June, a delegation of librarians, archivists, and other library workers will travel to Palestine. They will connect with colleagues in library- and archive-related projects and institutions there, traveling (...)

’We’re trapped ... books free our minds’

Wednesday 27 January 2021 by Rania
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/dec/11/israel In the third week of our appeal, Conal Urquhart reports on the Palestinian institute making sure children don’t grow up illiterate Nadeen cradles her folder. She carefully lays it on the table and takes out four books, a notebook, a pencil (...)

The Key

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Issa abu Siniemeh 16 years Ever since my grandfather built his house which overlooks the soul, he made the door big and put the nails with his own hands, the wood was a variety, one from the olive tree, another from the fig tree, and another from the almond tree, the door from an orange tree, (...)

The Tears of Return

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Moustafa al Hissi 18 Years The First Tear When my father came running from the orange grove without shoes, on his face there were drops of sweat like little stars, he was calling my mother in a loud voice: come on gather the children, soldiers are everywhere, try to gather as much as you can (...)

I like Gaza and I do not know why

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Rania Khaled Al Zaanin I like Gaza and its streets and houses I don’t know why… I am not a child looking for a game to entertain her childhood. Not a teenager who explodes in the first revolution of her feeling... not someone mad with no mind... not a rose seller who sells for lovers flowers (...)

Voices coming after me

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Riham Wassif Al Zaanin I would get scared and confused when I hear a sudden loud voice like that of a sneeze or a door or screaming and the most thing that paralyses me is the sound of a shell, and unfortunately for me our house is close to the border, and I tremble when there is this (...)

Happy Day

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Hanan Abu Loli 12 years I share my friend Amal in the brown wooden seat behind in the class, I am always before her in sitting next to the blue window which gives a view of the school square, I like sitting next to the window, my friend tried once to get before me by the window, I felt she (...)

Dark red

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Ammar Hassan el Hissi 12 years Inside the grove of my grandfather everything is pretty, the open roses with their red and white colors under the olive trees and pomegranate, as if it is a beautiful piece of art, also inside this grove there is a tree which I do not know the real name of, but (...)

The Cane of the Orange Tree

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Khitam Muhammad el Hissi 11 years My grandfather spends most of his time in the orange grove, watering the trees every morning and caring for it all the time. At noon my grandmother finishes preparing lunch, and puts it in the lunchbox, and tells us: this is your grandfather’s lunch; I go with (...)


Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
They arrange competitions about peace No green olive branch in my country and no pigeons Our stories have many tears And our life is hanged to their rifles We desire death as a way to life So please tell me where is this Peace?

She is a Mother!

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
By Samar Mohammad She is a mother of this universe A strong mother like an enduring olive A mother who brings up men who build generations She raises the flag of freedom She faces bullets, tanks, and aggression In a night which has become a title for martyrdom She says goodbye to a son or (...)

A Star that does not extinguish

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
By Samar Yehia Mohammad Someday I will write on the forehead of life that it tried many times to steal my ambitions, my passion, my hope, it did not succeed because my insistence was greater the strength inside me was stronger than defeats and barriers, because I was born to find my (...)

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