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Rouse, Victorya

Summary: "English teacher Victorya Rouse has assembled a collection of real-world experiences of teen refugees from around the world. Learn where these young people came from, why they left, and how they arrived in the United States. Read about their struggles to adapt to a new language, culture, and high school experiences, along with updates about how they are doing now and what they hope their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 305.235 ROU

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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.9 LEA

Roberts, Ceri

Summary: An introduction to the topic of immigrants and refugees answers such questions as why people leave their homes and what it means to be a migrant or refugee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.9 ROB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Social Emo 305.9 Roberts 2017

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Tells the stories -- in their own words -- of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 BER

Brown, Don

Summary: Presents a graphic account of the events of Syrian refugees' attempt to escape the horrors of their country's civil war in search of a better tomorrow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 BRO

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

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

Jamieson, Victoria

Summary: "Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without access to the medical care Omar's nonverbal brother needs. So when Omar has the opportunity to go to school, he knows it might be a chance to change their future ... but it would also mean leaving his brother, his only family...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Jamieson, Victoria

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Omar and his younger brother Hassan live in a refugee camp, and when an opportunity for Omar to get an education comes along, he must decide between going to school every day or caring for his nonverbal brother in this intimate and touching portrayal offamily and daily life in a refugee camp"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2020

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC JAM

Butler, George

Summary: "Resisting his own urge to walk away, award-winning artist George Butler took his sketchbook and made, over the course of a decade, a series of remarkable pen-and-ink and watercolor portraits in war zones, refugee camps, and on the move. While he worked, his subjects--migrants and refugees in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia--shared their stories. Theirs are the human stories behind...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Studio, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.8 BUT

Gravel, Elise

Summary: Explains who refugees are, why they had to leave their homes, why they are not always welcomed elsewhere, and how they are similar to everyone else.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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Yousafzai, Malala

Summary: Introduces displaced people from around the world to give faces to the statistics and news stories readers see and hear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 YOU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA MALALA YOUSAFZAI YOU

Juma, Liliane Leila

Summary: "Liliane Leila Juma was 16 years old when her family home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was destroyed by rebel soldiers. In this gut-wrenching memoir, she gives an account of her life before and after her family was torn apart by the twin nightmares of civil war and invasion. Sincere and revealing, it gives a moving account of a young girl's journey from a protected and secure family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tradewind Books 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 JUM

Castro, Rachel

Summary: In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Syrian-Americans took to the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump! 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.9104 CAS

Williams, Mary

Summary: Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek hundreds of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, then Kenya, and finally in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

Duhig, Holly

Summary: Refugees are a hot topic in the news and politics. Young readers may not fully comprehend what it means to be a refugee, the complicated systems they must use to enter new countries legally, and the challenges they face adjusting to different cultures. This book presents these topics with easy-to-understand text and captivating photographs. Your readers will experience an in-depth look at what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.9 DUH

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

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

Uwiringiyimana, Sandra

Summary: The author shares the story of her survival during the Gatumba massacre, despite losing her mother and sister, and how after moving to America she found healing through art and activism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 UWI

Kuklin, Susan

Summary: Documents the stories of five refugees resettled in Nebraska, including a translator from Afghanistan and a Yazidi woman from Iraq, and others from Myanmar, South Sudan, and Burundi, detailing why they had to leave their homelands, their struggles to reach the United States, and their new lives in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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Hutchison, Patricia

Summary: "Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Somali immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 HUT

Duany, Ger

Summary: The amazing autobiography of a young Sudanese boy who went from a child soldier to an international peace activist, a struggling refugee to a Hollywood actor. Sudan, 1980s: Ger Duany knew what he wanted out of life--make his family proud, play with his brothers and sisters, maybe get an education like his brother Oder suggested, and become a soldier for his people when he's old enough. But then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Make Me a World 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 DUA

Keat, Nawuth

Summary: The gripping story of a young boy who survived the atrocities in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge and escaped to the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 959.6042 KEA

Waisman, Robert

Summary: "A powerful memoir about a Holocaust survivor who was deemed hopeless-and the rehabilitation center that gave him and other teen boys the chance to learn how to live again"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAI

Calcines, Eduardo F.

Summary: When Eduardo Calcines was three years old, Communists took control of Cuba. Eleven years passed before Calcines and his family were finally able to leave the country. Now sixty-three, Calcines, a successful American businessman, recounts what it was like to grow up under Fidel Castro's rule.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 972.91 CALINES, EDUARDO CAL

Adewumi, Tani

Summary: "The incredible true story of Tani Adewumi, a Nigerian refugee who garnered international news coverage after winning the New York State Chess Championship at the age of eight. Tani's story of finding a new life in America reminds children that perseverance and hope make a difference--and small acts of kindness can make the world a better place"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ADE

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