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Taghreed Najjar

Portrait of writer Taghreed Najjar

Taghreed Najjar

Taghreed Najjar is a pioneer of modern children’s literature in Jordan, and the author of over fifty books for children and young adults. She has twice been awarded the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature, and has been shortlisted three times....

The Ghoul (Interlink 2020) was selected as Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Book 2020 and was on Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best List. Her children’s and young adult novels have been widely celebrated by readers, adopted as part of the curriculum by schools across the Middle East, and translated into English, Swedish, Turkish, French, and Chinese. She is also the founder of Dar al-Salwa publishing house.

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Articles by Taghreed Najjar

Mossy rocks at the edge of the coastline in Gaza
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