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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

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 (...)

Great Revolution

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
By Simar Mohammad (15 years) In the curves of this universe a woman exists with pain in her soul And on her heart a lot of scars And in the darkness of the night she cries her share from the world And in the coldness of the winter she calls her God She sheds tears and breathes anger She calls (...)

Until When

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
Until when will ye conscience remain asleep Till when will you stay lost in your dreams Until when will the poor complain his hunger to his God Until when will the orphan roam a street And not find a shelter Until when will Jerusalem remain crying Her children who were murdered under the (...)

IBBY Palestine Children’s Writings and Drawings in Corona Times

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
It is our pleasure to share with you the writings and drawings of the IBBY Palestine children in Corona times : https://www.ibby.org/ibby-worldwide/national-sections/national-sections/palestine

IBBY Palestine Meeting Mary Fasheh “My Experience with Books and Libraries”

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
IBBY Palestine meeting last month was very rich and interactive. The speaker was Mary Fasheh, the pioneer of librarians in Palestine and one of the founders of IBBY Palestine and its Vice President. Mary spoke about her long and rich experience with books and libraries. Introduction I was (...)

2018 IBBY Honour List on Vimeo

Thursday 21 January 2021 by Rania
2018 IBBY Honour List from No name on Vimeo.

PBBY Children in Crisis Report / September 2019

Wednesday 20 January 2021 by Rania
There are many writings, documents and International condemnation on the long traumatic situation in Gaza that is rightly called Siege of the Century. However, there is no action taken by the UN and the International Community to stop the Israeli occupation, siege and atrocities. Unfortunately, (...)

Stories by the Children of Jerusalem Illustrated by the children of Gaza "On love and Occupation"

Monday 17 December 2018 by Noor
Malak Sayyed Ahmad 13 Years Nadia Khalil - 15years Love has Levels I was born in Jerusalem I like imagination and my imagination is very wide, it came to me out of my passion for reading. I read many books, stories and novels, among them the novel “the Remains of Mary’ and I connected it (...)

Stories by the Children of Jerusalem Illustrated by the children of Gaza Our Life in Jerusalem

Monday 17 December 2018 by Noor
Hala Saleh -13 Years Riham al Zaaneen- 15 years My name is Hala, I was born in 2005, on a day of Eid el Fitr, it was at a late hour of the night. I like playing and to fun and my favorite color is rose. I live in Jerusalem, it is the most beautiful city in the world in my opinion. I will talk (...)

Stories by the Children of Jerusalem Illustrated by the children of Gaza The Oppressed Jerusalem

Monday 17 December 2018 by Noor
Nasra Hamed- 13 years/ Jerusalem Mahaba Shrim 13 years/Gaza I write in these lines about Jerusalem, the precious Jerusalem and the closest place to our hearts. Yes and I speak of specific places in it and I mean the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in its spirituality and the beauty of its (...)

Stories by the Children of Jerusalem Illustrated by the children of Gaza My Favorite Child

Monday 17 December 2018 by Noor
Hala Jaabari – 8 Years Imad Hissi & Hamza Abu Sinieh 13 years I live in Jerusalem, like a bird whose heart is full of sorrow, despite that no one can resist the joy of being in Jerusalem; so I promised myself to liberate Jerusalem at all costs, nothing will stop me, I will resist, and (...)

Jerusalem Tales The Children of Gaza & Jerusalem together in Creativity & Hope

Monday 17 December 2018 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 (...)

Stories by the Children of Jerusalem Illustrated by the children of Gaza Damascus Gate

Monday 17 December 2018 by Noor
Hizar Ja’bari – 8 Years Minna Allah Hassan – 12 years I am Hizar. I am eight years old, I live in Jerusalem, and I will tell you my story. Let us begin: I like Damascus Gate because it has the market where fruits and vegetables are sold, the sweets I love, like the cake of the feast, and sesame (...)

The Campaign for Encouraging Reading in Palestinian Society

Wednesday 28 November 2018 by Noor
The campaign “Dad read to me” from within the campaign of encouraging reading in Palestinian society, organized by Tamer Institute every year. The two libraries of IBBY Palestine participated in this campaign. The children in the Shawka library discussed the story “Mama Zooms” and it is a pretty (...)

PBBY Honors the Palestinian Winners in IBBY International Honor List

Wednesday 24 October 2018 by Noor
IBBY/ Palestine held, on the seventeenth of October, a celebration to honor the distinguished winners of the International Honor List for the two periods 2014-2016 and 2016-2018 in an atmosphere of intimacy and pride: The successful meeting was led by Mary Fasheh vice president of PBBY. She (...)

Expressive, Creative and Therapeutic Arts

Friday 5 October 2018 by Noor
In mid September there was an interesting meeting of IBBY Palestine with Khitam Edelbi who is specialized in expressive arts in psychotherapy and works in the early childhood Resource Center (also preparing for doctorate “playback theater therapy” which is to relate the stories coming from the (...)

(36 IBBY )Writings by Palestinian children in Gaza

Sunday 30 September 2018 by Noor
In the 36 IBBY Congress in Athens a large textile Banner prepared by the children of IBBY’s two libraries in Gaza was presented. The distinguished Banner that has some of the children illustrations including in the midst, the Palestinian flag. Many of the children wrote about their love for (...)

A problem solved

Thursday 23 August 2018 by Noor

My Favorite Personality

Thursday 23 August 2018 by Noor

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