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Ibtisam Barakat

Biography

Ibtisam Barakat

Ibtisam Barakat is the author of TASTING THE SKY: A Palestinian Childhood. She grew up in Palestine and is an educator, poet, and peace activist. She lives in Columbia, Missouri.

Ibtisam Barakat

Books by Ibtisam Barakat

by Ibtisam Barakat - Biography, Nonfiction, Young Adult 12+

Picking up where TASTING THE SKY left off, BALCONY ON THE MOON follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer. This memoir is a touching, at times funny, and enlightening look at the not often depicted daily life in a politically tumultuous area.