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Faten [ARA] free pdf Set against the backdrop of the Lebanese civil war in Beirut, Faten is a young teenager set on excelling at school but has her normal life disrupted by the war. Forced to leave her village to work as a maid in the city she confronts several difficult situations that she manages to overcome with her wit, sheer ambition and the aid of a few supportive friends. This compelling story is the saga of her ultimate escape from these bonds to achieve the life she always dreamt of.

About Fatima Sharafeddine

Fatima Sharafeddine was born in 1966 in Beirut, Lebanon, and spent the first six years of her childhood in Sierra Leone. Over the last six years, she has written and published over 35 books, mainly for children under 12 years old, and has translated several others from English and French into Arabic. In March 2007, she won the National Committee of the Lebanese Child's best book award for Mountain Rooster, and in February 2009 There is War in my City was included on the honour list of the Anna Lindh Foundation.She won the Beirut Book Fair Award in 2010 for Faten, her first book for young adults. Fatima is an active member of the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Brussels branch, where she participates in several workshops a year, as well as organizing bi-monthly critique group meetings. She participates in various reading activities in Lebanon, such as Reading Week (in spring) and the Book Festival (in summer), where she gets a chance to visit remote villages in Lebanon and read to the children in schools and public libraries. She has recently started to give workshops, in various Arab capitals, for writers who want to focus on children's literature.

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Author : Fatima Sharafeddine
Publisher : Kalimat Publishing
Data Published : 10 October 2010
ISBN : 9948157788
EAN : 9789948157786
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 168 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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