New Children’s Book Teaches about Love and Morality in Armenian

LOS ANGELES–Author and educator Jeanette Kassouny’s new children’s book "Mangagan Ashkharh Ou Pem" (Children’s World and Stage) is the most recent in her latest compilation of short stories.

Published in Los Angeles–"Mangagan Ashkharh Ou Pem" is targeted for children and teenagers 7-14 years old. It contains 16 short stories and 7 plays–all of which have subtle messages of ethics–morality–and love of Armenian culture and heritage.

Jeanette Kassouny is an author and educator whose passion for children is the inspiration behind her many teaching and literary accomplishmen’s.

Kassouny’s talent became evident early on when she began writing short stories–several of which were published in many literary magazines. After receiving a BA in Education from the American University of Beirut–she embarked on her professional teaching and writing career–while also serving on the editorial committees of many prominent publications.

In addition to winning numerous prestigious teaching and literary awards, Kassouny’s compilation of short stories and plays has been published in various publications.

AIM Magazine says,"More quality and accessible Armenian can be found in Kassouny’s new book of plays. Even if you don’t run an elementary school–get this book and watch the kids acting out characters and scenes in Armenian."

"Mangagan Ashkharh Ou Pem" contains over 20 color illustrations created by artist Dicran Kassouny.

Copies of the book are available at your local Armenian bookstores or from the author’s website at: www.hourijk.com

Abril Bookstore (818) 243-4112

Sardarabad Bookstore (818) 500-0790

Berj Bookstore (818) 244-3830

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