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After a frightening expulsion from his homeland, Thaer's world is suddenly filled with a lot of darkness. You Are The Color is an evocative story about the Palestinian refugee experience during al-Nakba, or "The Catastrophe," of 1948. Follow Thaer as he discovers the power of art to transform grief into hope, and find out his secret to seeing color again. Here's a hint: just look inside.

Rifk Ebeid is a Palestinian writer and human rights advocate. She currently works as a pediatric speech language pathologist. Ebeid has a JD from George Mason University, an MA in Human Rights Studies from Columbia University, and an MA in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Northern Colorado.She began writing children's books to serve as on ongoing trust that teaches children about Palestinian history and inspires them to be proud of their identity and always fight in the cause of justice. Baba, What Does My Name Mean? A Journey To Palestine is her debut picture books, most recently followed by You Are the Color, a children's picture book about al-Nakba. 

Noor Alshalabi is a Jordan-based illustrator who started drawing ever since she learnt how to hold a pencil. After getting her BA in Visual Arts and Design, she pursued her dream of turning her imagination into reality through children's books.You can always find her with a cup of coffee, curled up with a good book, watching movies, playing with her pet bird, spending time with a friend, or going for a hike. Nature is both her source of inspiration and relaxation.


  • Publisher: Rifk Ebeid
  • Publish Date: May 15, 2022
  • Pages: 38
  • Dimensions: 8.5 X 11.0 X 0.25 inches | 0.93 pounds
  • Language: English
  • Type: Hardcover
  • EAN/UPC: 9798985992601
  • BISAC Categories: Historical - Middle East - Social Themes - Activism & Social Justice - People & Places - United States - Middle Eastern & Arab American


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