Cahill, Mary Jane.
. Broomall, PA: Chelsea House Publishers, 1999. This book is written for students but is also a valuable resource for teachers. It tells about the geography, history, culture, and economy of Lebanon.
The Silent Revolution in Lebanon : Changing Values of the Youth
. Beirut: American University of Beirut, 1998. This book tells of the changing social conditions in Lebanon as they relate to young people.
Fayruz and others.
The Story of Arabic Song
. [sound recording], EMI Hemisphere. London, 2000. These are recording of Popular songs from Lebanon and other Middle Eastern countries.
Gourley, Angela, Producer.
Lonely Planet Series, Middle East
Syria, Jordan and Lebanon.
[videocassette recording] London:, Pilot Film and TV Productions for Channel 4 UK, Discovery International, and The Travel Channel, 1999. This 44 minute videocassette is based on the Lonely Planet Guidebooks.
Holmin, Dalal A.
From the Tables of Lebanon
.New York: Book Pub. Co, 1997. This cookbook is a good source of vegetarian cookery Lebanese style. There are many recipes which are easy for grade school students.
Jenkins, Siona and Jousiffe, Ann.
. Oakland, CA: Lonely Planet, 2001. A guidebook with good background information.
Khater, Akram Fouad,
Inventing Home: Emigration, Gender, and the Middle Class in Lebanon.
Berkley, CA: University of California Press. 2001. Some information on sex roles and the middle class in Lebanon.
Nydell, Margaret K.
Understanding Arabs: A Guide for Westerners
. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, Inc. 2000. This book will help dispel many misconceptions that Westerners have about Arabs.
Mannheim, Ivan and Winter, Dave.
Jordan, Syria & Lebanon Handbook.
Lenox, MA: Footprint, 1998. This guidebook is a good source for background information on Lebanon.
Rice, Frank A. and Sa’id, Majed F.,
Eastern Arabic-English, English-Eastern Arabic : dictionary and phrasebook for the spoken Arabic of Jordan, Lebanon, Plestine/Israel and Syria.
New York, NY: Hippocrene Books, 1998. A conversation and phrase book using dialects of the region including Lebanon.
Walker, Richard Kennedy.
Fiesta! Lebanon: A Portrait of the Country Through Its Festival and Traditions.
Danbury Connecticut: Grolier Educational, 1999. This little book is a must read for the teacher and students. It tells of the religions and festivals and holidays of Lebanon, gives a few Arabic phrases, has a folksong, tells how to make worry beads and other crafts, as well as how to prepare tabouleh and other foods. This book can be the basis for the whole “Baalbeck Festival.”