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Homeland

Homeland: My Father Dreams of Palestine

Hannah Moushabeck (Author)

Reem Madooh (Illustrator)

5 to 8 years old

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Diaspora

Edition published in 2023 in English language

A father and his daughters may not be able to return home . . . but they can celebrate stories of their homeland!

As bedtime approaches, three young girls eagerly await the return of their father who tells them stories of a faraway homeland-Palestine. Through their father's memories, the Old City of Jerusalem comes to life: the sounds of street vendors beating rhythms with brass coffee cups, the smell of argileh drifting through windows, and the sight of doves flapping their wings toward home. These daughters of the diaspora feel love for a place they have never been, a place they cannot go. But, astheir father's story comes to an end, they know that through his memories they will always return.

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