Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

This April, celebrate Arab American culture, history, and contributions with our librarian-curated blogs and reading lists for children, teens, and adults.

Children’s Recommendations

Arabic Fiction Books – If you are learning to read in Arabic, check out these books. Some of these titles were originally written in Arabic while others are popular English books translated into Arabic.

Arabic Nonfiction Books – Want to start learning Arabic? Check out these language books for beginners. We have a variety of Arabic language books for every age. If your child is just starting to learn Arabic or just needs a little help along the way, we have resources to fit all your learning needs.

Children's Books for Arab American Heritage Month – These titles focus on family, friends, celebrations and everyday life—perfect for reading at any time of the year.

Teen Recommendations

E-media about Palestine – Learn about the history and modern life of Palestinians with these fiction and nonfiction e-media titles.

Teen Reads Celebrating Arab American Heritage – In the spirit of enjoying a good book any time of the year, try one of these titles by Arab or Arab American authors.

YA Books Featuring Arab and Bedouin Baddies – Check out these YA titles written by female Arab and Bedouin authors with characters who live in their worlds on their own terms.

Adult Recommendations

Arab American Heritage Month Reads – Join us in celebrating Arab American history, contributions, and culture by checking out these fiction and nonfiction titles by and about Arab Americans.

Spotlight on Arabic Language Films – Enjoy this selection of recent Arabic language films from our vast international film collection.