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

By Yvonne Wakim Dennis,Maha Addasi

Many american citizens, educators incorporated, mistakenly think all Arabs percentage an analogous tradition, language, and faith, and feature only in the near past started immigrating to the U.S.. A Kid’s consultant to Arab American History dispels these and different stereotypes and offers a contemporary in addition to historic examine the folk and reviews that experience formed Arab American tradition. each one bankruptcy makes a speciality of a distinct workforce 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 unique arts, video games, garments, and meals. little ones will love dancing the dabke, developing a derbekke drum, taking part in a video game of senet, making hummus, growing an arabesque layout, and crafting an Egyptian-style cuff bracelet. alongside the way in which they are going to discover ways to count number in Kurdish, decide up a number of Syrian phrases for relations, research a Yemeni announcing, and converse a bit Iraqi. brief biographies of amazing Arab americans, 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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