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Three stories of three kids in different times facing dangers in search of refuge. This novel tackles those topics which are both timely and timeless; courage, survival, and the quest for home.
After she loses nearly everything after the Janjaweed arrive, Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey to safety at a refugee camp. An inspiring tale of one girl's triumph against all odds.
Forced to flee his home in Syria for safety in England, Sami attempts to begin a new life. Memories of the dangerous journey across icy waters, armed with only his dad's old coat, and the hope of a brighter future, are never far away.
It's 1947, and India has been separated into two countries. Nisha doesn't know where she belongs, or what her country is anymore. This heartfelt story is of one girl's search for home, for her own identity, and for a hopeful future.
Sydney, 1942. Columba is drawn to Ellery, the little boy from far away, and, together with her best friend Hilda, the three children embark on an adventure through the streets, a journey of discovery and terror, in pursuit of the mysterious blue cat.
A small group of refugees are crowded on to a boat on the sea. They share their stories as the boat travels towards the dream of safety and freedom. An illustrated fable for all who strive to understand, and stand together with, those around them.
Nadia's family is forced to flee their home in Aleppo, Syria, when the Arab Spring sparks a civil war in this timely coming-of-age novel from award-winning author N.H. Senzai.
Omar and his siblings were born in the bustling city of Bosra, Syria. Before long, bombs are falling, people are dying, and they have no choice but to flee their home. Eventually, they attempt the dangerous journey to escape their homeland altogether....
Celeste Marconi lives peacefully in the idyllic town of Valparaiso, Chile; until political unrest sweeps through the country. Her parents send her to America. As Celeste adapts to a new life in Maine, she never stops dreaming of Chile.
Told in alternating sections, about two children in Sudan, Nyla, in 2008 and Salva, in 1985. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya's in an astonishing way.
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