A Kid's Guide to Arab American History: More Than 50 by Yvonne Wakim Dennis,Maha Addasi

By Yvonne Wakim Dennis,Maha Addasi

Many american citizens, educators integrated, mistakenly think all Arabs proportion an identical tradition, language, and faith, and feature just recently started immigrating to the U.S.. A Kid’s advisor to Arab American History dispels these and different stereotypes and presents a contemporary in addition to ancient examine the folks and reviews that experience formed Arab American tradition. each one bankruptcy specializes in a distinct staff of Arab americans together with these of Lebanese, Syrian, Palestinian, Jordanian, Egyptian, Iraqi, and Yemeni descent and contours greater than 50 enjoyable actions that spotlight their exact arts, video games, garments, and foodstuff. young children will love dancing the dabke, developing a derbekke drum, enjoying a video game of senet, making hummus, developing an arabesque layout, and crafting an Egyptian-style cuff bracelet. alongside the way in which they're going to learn how to count number in Kurdish, decide up a number of Syrian phrases for family, research a Yemeni asserting, and communicate a bit Iraqi. brief biographies of extraordinary Arab american citizens, together with actor and philanthropist Danny Thomas, singer Paula Abdul, artist Helen Zughaib, and activist Ralph Nader, exhibit a large choice of careers and contributions.

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