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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018
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Summary: "A fictionalized account of a family fleeing war-torn Syria after their home in Aleppo is destroyed. They endure wretched refugee camps, ocean crossings, swindlers - all to find safety in the West."--
Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 KUL
Summary: Recently resettled in America, Adnan Zakaria is a Syrian refugee whose skateboarding ability is the only thing that allows him to make a connection with the other kids in his neighborhood--but when his skateboard disappears and turns up in the possession of a local troublemaker Adnan will have to out-skate his foe in order to win it back.
Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. 2018
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 COL
Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018