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Zander, Joakim

Summary: Yasmine Ajam has fled her past in the rough Stockholm borough Bergort, reinventing herself as a trendspotter in New York City. One day she receives a startling message: there are riots erupting on the streets of Stockholm and they appear to be connected with the disappearance of her brother, Fadi. Following rumors that Fadi was radicalized and died fighting for ISIS in Syria, Yasmine returns to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAN

Khalīfah, Khālid

Summary: In the secluded house of her grandparents a young Muslim girl is raised by her aunts but as tensions in Syria through the 1980s rise, the walls are no longer enough to shield them from the political and social chaos outside.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRA

Abawi, Atia

Summary: After their home in Syria is bombed, Tareq, his father, and his younger sister seek refuge, first with extended family in Raqqa, a stronghold for the militant group, Daesh, and then abroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ABA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ABA

Joukhadar, Jennifer Zeynab

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "In the summer of 2011, just after Nour loses her father to cancer, her mother moves Nour and her sisters from New York City back to Syria to be closer to their family. In order to keep her father's spirit as she adjusts to her new home, Nour tells herself their favorite story--the tale of Rawiya, a twelfth-century girl who disguised herself as a boy in order to apprentice herself to a famous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOU

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOU

Robbins, Emily

Summary: "A mesmerizing debut set in Syria on the cusp of the unrest, A Word for Love is the spare and exquisitely told story of a young American woman transformed by language, risk, war, and a startling new understanding of love. It is said there are ninety-nine Arabic words for love. Bea, an American exchange student, has learned them all: in search of deep feeling, she travels to a Middle Eastern...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Latham, Irene

Summary: Alaa loves Aleppo, but when war comes his neighbors flee to safety, leaving their many pets behind. Alaa decides to stay -- he can make a difference by driving an ambulance, carrying the sick and wounded to safety. One day he hears hungry cats calling out to him on his way home. They are lonely and scared, just like him. He feeds and pets them to let them know they are loved. The next day more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam, G.P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAT

Kullab, Samya

Summary: "A fictionalized account of a family fleeing war-torn Syria after their home in Aleppo is destroyed. They endure wretched refugee camps, ocean crossings, swindlers - all to find safety in the West."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 KUL

Alameddine, Rabih

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Mina Simpson, a Lebanese doctor, arrives at the infamous Moria refugee camp on Lesbos, Greece, after being urgently summoned for help by her friend who runs an NGO there. Alienated from her family except for her beloved brother, Mina has avoided being soclose to her homeland for decades. But with a week off work and apart from her wife of thirty years, Mina hopes to accomplish something...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2021

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Kaplan, Howard

Summary: In a last ditch effort to revive his career, washed out agent Ari Ben-Sion accepts a mission he never would have 30 years ago, to smuggle a group of Jewish children out of the Damascus ghetto. Or so he thinks. In Damascus, a beautiful American photographer, Kim, seems to be falling in love with Ari, but she is asking too many questions. His communication equipment disappears. His contact never...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KAP

Taylor, Brad

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "Former Special Forces Officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a heart-pounding thriller featuring Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill as they come face to face with a conspiracy where nothing is as it seems. Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAY

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION TAY

Ferrari, Meghan

Summary: "In the middle of an international conflict between the Syrian Army and Rebels, and after witnessing the tragedy of war and the indignities of a refugee camp, Elias finds himself an immigrant in North America where he comes face to face with culture shock, racism, and bullying."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Red Deer Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FER

Bentley, Don

Summary: "After surviving a clandestine operation that went tragically wrong, Matt Drake escaped Syria with his life, but little else. Now, to save the life of another, he must return to Syria and confront his biggest failure in a debut thriller Lee Child calls "sensationally good." Defense Intelligence Agency operative Matt Drake broke a promise. A promise that cost three people their lives and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Khalīfah, Khālid

Summary: A dogged, absurd quest through the nightmare of the Syrian civil war Khaled Khalifa's Death Is Hard Work is the new novel from the greatest chronicler of Syria's ongoing and catastrophic civil war: a tale of three ordinary people facing down the stuff of nightmares armed with little more than simple determination. Abdel Latif, an old man from the Aleppo region, dies peacefully in a hospital bed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Howard, Linda

Summary: "Jina Modell definitely doesn't feel like a 'Babe', especially when she's working with the gruff, no-nonsense Levi Butcher, team leader for the GO-Team. When the Syrian base where she's stationed is attacked, Jina manages to escape. Levi would never willingly leave a soldier behind, especially a brave woman whose sweet voice haunts his every thought. Once he discovers Jina is alive, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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AlAmmar, Layla

Summary: "A woman sits in her apartment in an unnamed English city, absorbed in watching the dramas of her neighbors through their windows. Traumatized into muteness after a long, devastating trip from war-torn Syria to the UK, she believes that she wants to sinkdeeper into isolation, moving between memories of her absent boyfriend and family and her homeland, dreams, and reality. At the same time, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Lefteri, Christy

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo--until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has gone blind, and so they must embark on a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece towards an uncertain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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Taylor, Brad

Summary: "Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon something much graver: the sale of a lethal substance called Red Mercury. Meanwhile, North Korea has its own devastating agenda: a double-cross that will dwarf the attack in Syria even as it lays the blame on the Syrian government. Leveraging...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TAY

Baldacci, David.

Summary: Skilled assassin Will Robie is asked by the U.S. government to track down fellow assassin Jessica Reel, who has gone rogue, but during his pursuit of Reel, Robie realizes that her betrayal may be concealing a larger threat that could impact the whole world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Baldacci 2013

Khan, Ausma Zehanat

Summary: "In the next book in Ausma Khan's powerful, critically acclaimed series, Muslim detective Esa Khattak and his partner, Rachel Getty, travel across Europe in search of an old friend, who's gone missing while working to help expedite immigration for Syrian refugees in Greece. The Syrian refugee crisis becomes personal for Inspector Esa Khattak and Sergeant Rachel Getty when they are called in to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Gilman, Dorothy

Summary: After single-handedly thwarting hijackers on a flight to the Middle East, a young American woman has become an instant celebrity. Following television interviews at the airport in Damascus, she disappears. Was she kidnapped by the terrorists, or is she just hiding? Posing as the girl's aunt, Mrs. P. searches for her 'niece' and uncovers a sinister plot that could send shock waves around the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GIL

Ackerman, Elliot

Summary: "Haris Abadi is a man in search of a cause. An Arab American with a conflicted past, he is now in Turkey, attempting to cross into Syria and join the fight against Bashar al-Assad's regime. But he is robbed before he can make it, and is taken in by Amir, a charismatic Syrian refugee and former revolutionary, and Amir's wife, Daphne, a sophisticated beauty haunted by grief. As it becomes clear...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred E. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACK

Mitchell, Jane

Summary: Forced to leave his home in war-torn Syria, thirteen-year-old Ghalib makes an arduous journey with his family to a refugee camp in Turkey. Includes glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MIT

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Josef is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America. Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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