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Gaza group wins world’s largest prize for children’s literature

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 25, 2009

The Tamer Institute for Community Education won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest prize for children’s literature, for its work in promoting learning in a region plagued by violence and political unrest. ‘We dedicate this award to the children of Palestine who have faced many painful events throughout the past 60 years,’ Ruba Toha, program coordinator at the Tamer Institute, told Reuters in the West Bank city of Ramallah.”

Source: http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1073551.html

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