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GRANDPA ADEL FORGOT HIS WAY HOME

Author: Hala Abou Saad
Illustrator: Aly El Ziny
Publisher: HBKU Press

Angie is worried about her Grandpa Adel. Lately, he has been confused and constantly asks the same questions over and over again. One day, he even loses his way home! Angie loves Grandpa Adel and it hurts her to see his mind get foggy as he gets older. Patiently, Angie gently guides him to the answers he seeks by stimulating his memory. Along the way on their journey home, Angie learns about Grandpa Adel’s colorful past, bringing them closer together in laughter and love. Heartfelt and entertaining, a beautiful story for young children about understanding Alzheimer’s disease.

TETA MARIAM AND HER BARLEY SOUP

Author: Hala Abou Saad
Illustrator: Aly El Ziny
Publisher: HBKU Press

Teta Mariam loves it when Angie and her friends visit her (even though she is old and tired, as well as not walking as much), she shakes off her feelings of sadness and enjoys every moment she spends with them. Angie and her friends observe how Teta Mariam wistfully remembers the past. When Teta Mariam tells them stories, they enjoy seeing her face light up. The girls are determined to make Teta Mariam feel happy and useful at an upcoming party. They convince her to prepare her famous barley soup! Will cooking  lift Teta Mariam’s spirit?

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT

Author: Hala Abou Saad
Illustrator: Aly El Ziny
Publisher: HBKU Press

Angie can’t wait to finally reunite with her best friend Razan, while on her visit back to Lebanon this spring. Angie invites Razan to a family picnic and is excited to spend the day playing games, making memories and having a blast! But when Razan ends up bringing along her cousin, Sama, things take a turn. Angie can’t help but notice that Sama is… unique, in her very own way. Does Angie manage to learn and accept Sama, as well as loving and appreciating her uniqueness? Stay on this journey with us to find out

 
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