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Davies, Nicola

Summary: A powerful and necessary picture book - the journey of a child forced to become a refugee when war destroys everything she has ever known. Imagine if, on an ordinary day, war came. Imagine it turned your town to rubble. Imagine going on a long and difficult journey - all alone. Imagine finding no welcome at the end of it. Then imagine a child who gives you something small but very, very...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAV

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEP

Nuño, Fran

Summary: "There are places that remind us of happy moments. Zoe, a little girl who has to flee from her city with her family because of a war, remembers them before she leaves. She uses them to draw a 'map of good memories,' knowing that they will always be with her."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Nuno 2017

Holler, Sue Farrell

Summary: "A stranger-than-fiction story based on the real-life experiences of a young boy who was smuggled out of Ethiopia amid political unrest to start a new life from nothing in Calgary, Alberta."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HOL

Colfer, Eoin

Summary: "Ebo is alone. His brother, Kwame, has disappeared, and Ebo knows it can only be to attempt the hazardous journey to Europe, and a better life, the same journey their sister set out on months ago. But Ebo refuses to be left behind in Ghana. He sets out after Kwame and joins him on the quest to reach Europe. Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 COL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 COL

Leatherdale, Mary Beth

Summary: Collects the true accounts of five refugee children from different world regions who risked everything for safety, freedom, and the promise of a new life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2017

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St. John, Warren.

Summary: Shares the inspirational story of a youth soccer team comprised of refugees from around the world who, under the guidance of a formidable female coach, helped to transform their Georgia community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 ST J

McCarney, Rosemary A.

Summary: "This stunning photo-based picture book for younger readers takes a look at the thousands of children around the world who have been forced to flee war, terror, hunger, sickness, and natural disasters - young refugees on the move with very little left except questions. It's hard to imagine, but the images here will help unaffected children understand not only what this must feel like, but also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.8 MCC

Taylor, Andrew

Summary: Paris, 1792. Terror reigns as the city writhes in the grip of revolution. The streets run with blood as thousands lose their heads to the guillotine. Edward Savill, working in London as agent for a wealthy American, receives word that his estranged wife Augusta has been killed in France. She leaves behind ten-year-old Charles, who is brought to England to Charnwood Court, a house in the country...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s. Under the Nazi Party, Jewish families like Ruth's experienced rising anti-Semitic restrictions and attacks. Just going to school became dangerous. By November 1938, anti-Semitism erupted into Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and unleashed a wave of violence and forced arrests. Days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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Lee, Chang-rae

Summary: Korean born June Han has forged a life thousands of miles from her birthplace: she has built a business in New York, survived a husband, borne a child. But her past holds more secrets than she has ever been able to tell, and thirty years after her escape from war-ravaged Korea, the time has come for her to confront them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Joukhadar, Jennifer Zeynab

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "In the summer of 2011, just after Nour loses her father to cancer, her mother moves Nour and her sisters from New York City back to Syria to be closer to their family. In order to keep her father's spirit as she adjusts to her new home, Nour tells herself their favorite story--the tale of Rawiya, a twelfth-century girl who disguised herself as a boy in order to apprentice herself to a famous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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Pressman, Steven

Summary: Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939-- the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed into the United States. In early 1939, America's rigid immigration laws made it virtually impossible for European Jews to seek safe haven in the United...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 PRE

Milton, Edith.

Contents: Getting there -- Eggs -- The second year of the war -- Leeds -- Down in the forest -- Mutti and Pappi -- The tiger in the attic -- Jesus and me -- Dried eggs and puberty -- War and peace -- Saint Bride's -- Leaving -- Ocean crossing -- Chamber music -- Understanding Mother -- Weather.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 MILTON, EDITH MIL

Nayeri, Dina

Summary: In her first work of nonfiction, winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize Dina Nayeri--an author whose "exploration of the exile's predicament is tender and urgent" (The New Yorker)--examines what it means to be a refugee through her own story of childhood escape from Iran, and through the stories of other refugees and asylum seekers. What is it like to be a refugee? It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.87 NAY

Dekel, Mikhal

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Polish-Jewish child refugees who escaped the Nazis and found refuge in Iran. More than a million Jews escaped east from Nazi occupied Poland to Soviet occupied Poland. There they suffered extreme deprivation in Siberian gulags and "Special Settlements" and then, once "liberated," journeyed to the Soviet Central Asian Republics. The majority of Polish Jews who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DEK

Bardach, Ann Louise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 BAR

Gay, Marie-Louise

Summary: After leaving his war-torn country with his family, Mustafa visits a park near his new home and finds beautiful flowers, lady bugs, fall leaves, and finally, a friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GAY

Lee, Chang-rae.

Summary: At the end of the Korean War, the lives of orphan June Han and American soldier Hector Brennan collide. Thirty years later, they meet again and are forced to come to terms with the secrets of their devastating past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LEE

Summary: "They are a mass migration of thousands, yet each one travels alone. Solito, Solita (Alone, Alone) is an urgent collection of oral histories that tells--in their own words--the story of young refugees fleeing countries in Central America and traveling for hundreds of miles to seek safety and protection in the United States. Fifteen narrators describe why they fled their homes, what happened on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 SOL

Eire, Carlos M. N.

Summary: A survivor of the Cuban Revolution recounts his pre-war childhood as the religiously devout son of a judge, and describes the conflict's violent and irrevocable impact on his friends, family, and native home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 EIR

Lee, Chang-rae.

Summary: At the end of the Korean War, the lives of orphan June Han and American soldier Hector Brennan collide. Thirty years later, they meet again and are forced to come to terms with the secrets of their devastating past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC LEE

St. John, Warren.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.334 STJ

Summary: The hazardous journey of two Afghan boys as they travel from Pakistan through Iran, Turkey, Italy, France and the UK in search of refuge in London, revealing the desperate measures people take to escape persecution and life-threatening conditions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IN

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