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"You have been my friend, that in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my web for you because I liked you. After all, what's a life, anyway? We're born, we live a while, we die.... By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle, Heaven knows anyone's life can stand a little of that!" [Tell Me!]

Kids Read at the Library

Middle East     View List as Printable PDF

Chapter Books (J Fiction) -- Grades 3-8

BEDUIN'S GAZELLE

BEDUIN'S GAZELLE
by Temple, Frances

In the Middle East in 1302, two cousins of the nomadic Beni Khalid tribe who are betrothed become separated by political intrigue between warring tribes.

BLAZE OF SILVER

BLAZE OF SILVER
Series Title: De Granville
by Grant, K.M.

Using principles of their shared Muslim faith to persuade him, an agent of the Old Man of the Mountain convinces Kamil to lead Will and Ellie into a trap, but Kamil repents and seeks a way to save his and redeem himself. (Sequel to GREEN JASPER)

BLOOD RED HORSE

BLOOD RED HORSE
by Grant, K.M.

A special horse named Hosanna changes the lives of two English brothers those around them as they fight with King Richard I against Saladin's armies during the 3rd Crusades.

GREEN JASPER

GREEN JASPER
Series Title: De Granville
by Grant, K.M.

Having returned to a politically unstable England after the Crusades, brothers Will and Gavin--with the help of the red horse Hosanna--attempt to rescue their friend Ellie who is being held prisoner by an enemy of King Richard I. (Sequel to BLOOD RED HORSE)

ONE MORE RIVER

ONE MORE RIVER
by Lynne, Reid Banks
J FICTION REI
14-year-old Lesley is upset when her parents abandon their comfortable life in Canada for a kibbutz in Israel prior to the 1967 war.

 

Books for Teens (YA Fiction)

BLOOD STONE

BLOOD STONE
by Gavin, Jamilla
YA FICTION GAV
In the early 17th century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal.

Book of the Lion

Book of the Lion
by Cadnum, Michael
YA Fiction
In 12th-century England, after his master, a maker of coins for the king, is brutally punished for alleged cheating, 17-year-old Edmund finds himself traveling to the Holy Land as squire to a knight crusader on his way to join the forces of Richard Lionheart.