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Daniella Carmi


Daniella Carmi, an Israeli author, translator and screenwriter, was born in Tel Aviv. Her books have been translated into 18 languages, and have won many prizes. Samir and Yonatan, a book for young adults, received an Honorable Mention from UNESCO for Children and Young People's Literature in the Service of Tolerance (1997); the Berlin Prize for Best Children's Book in Translation and the Silver Quill Award (both Germany, 1997); the Batchelder Award for Best Translated Book by the American Library Association (US; 2001), and the Italian WIZO Prize (2003). Artane, a play, won first prize at The Akko Festival (1998); and her book Where Do Grandpas Fly? (2015) won the Ramat Gan Prize. Carmi has also been awarded the ACUM Prize (2002), and was nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Prize in 2015. Carmi's work is anchored by her unflinching belief in the values of tolerance and equality. She is an active participant in social initiatives promoting peace and coexistence.


Title‭: ‬Samir and Yonathan on Planet Mars

Title‭: ‬The Explosion on Ahlan Street

Title‭: ‬To Be the Daughter of a Gypsy

Title‭: ‬Bianca the Ghost

Title‭: ‬¡Ay Carmela!

Daniella Carmi: Fiction

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