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Author Barakat, Ibtisam, author.

Title Balcony on the moon : a Palestinian coming of age memoir / Ibtisam Barakat.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2016.


1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description x, 217 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer"-- Provided by publisher.
Note "Margaret Ferguson Books."
Contents Radio Street -- Beitunia -- Spring of the lantern -- Main Street -- Jerusalem Street.
Part I: Radio Street, 1971-1973. Stone house ; Baba Noel ; Fingerprints ; Despair -- Part II: Beitunia, 1973-1975. Belonging ; Ramadan ; Death ; Red -- Part III: Spring of the lantern, 1975-1980. Demonstration ; Daring ; Chocolate ; Contest ; Agreement ; Separation -- Part IV: Main Street, 1980-1981. People ; Dreams ; Relative ; Poetry -- Part V: Jerusalem Street, 1981. Time ; Result.
Subject Barakat, Ibtisam -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Children, Palestinian Arab -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Youth, Palestinian Arab -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Girls -- Education -- Arab countries -- Juvenile literature.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Juvenile literature.
Barakat, Ibtisam -- Childhood and youth.
Children, Palestinian Arab.
Youth, Palestinian Arab.
Girls -- Education -- Arab countries.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Young adult books.
Other Form: Online version: Barakat, Ibtisam. Balcony on the moon. First edition. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2016 9780374302535 (DLC) 2016006614
ISBN 9780374302511 (hardback)
0374302510 (hardback)
9780374302535 (ebook)
0374302537 (ebook)

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