One of the major findings of this study was that the available Arabic young adult literature is divided into two categories of trade books: (1) contemporary fiction Arabic young adult literature trade books, and (2) Adapted classical Arabic folk literature trade books.All but one of the available trade books that I could find were published/edited/republished between 19.
And the trade books that were assessed as highly authentic in terms of the representation of the Arabic cultural nuances were mainly by Arab members, while non-members tended to portray Arabic observational cultural details with less sensitivity to the Arab experience.^ Ph.
ACCESS to School Readiness is a federal program funded by a United Way Social Innovation Fund grant, which aims to improve early education in metro Detroit.
This program serves the at-risk, new immigrant, socially isolated and culturally conservative community in southwest Detroit.
The purpose of this study was to examine the current availability of Arabic young adult literature trade books and to systematically analyze Arabic young adult literature trade books in terms of their cultural authenticity.
By analyzing the contents of the trade books through the lenses of literary merit and Arabic culture, I hoped to fill a gap in the current discourse knowledge which does not adequately include the Arab experience.