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All Saints

Based on the inspiring true story of salesman turned pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for ...

Child of dandelions —Nanji, Shenaaz.

In Uganda in 1972, fifteen-year-old Sabine and her family, wealthy citizens of Indian descent, try to preserve their normal life during the ninety days allowed by President Idi Amin for all foreign Indians to leave the c...

Stolen girl : a novel —Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author.

When Nadia arrives in Canada in 1950 with Marusia, the woman she calls mother, she is glad to finally be out of the displaced persons camp where she has lived for five years, but troubled by confused memories of World Wa...

The journey —Sanna, Francesca, author, illustrator.

With haunting echoes of the current refugee crisis, this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy broug...

Last impressions —Kertes, Joseph, 1951- author.

"How can you say goodbye forever when you've left an important secret unspoken? "I'll tell you what I'm going to do," Zoltan said. "When I die, I'll leave my luck to you." Zoltan Beck is dying. His devoted but long-suffe...

The light after the war a novel —Abriel, Anita, author.
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2020
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"It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of th...

Refuge —Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer), author.

"A retelling of the nativity story from a perspective emphasizing the struggle of Mary and Joseph as refugees"-- Provided by publisher.

Refugee —Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.

Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 wh...

The illegal : a novel —Hill, Lawrence, 1957-

Fast moving and compelling, The Illegal casts a satirical eye on people who have turned their backs on undocumented refugees struggling to survive in a nation that does not want them. Hill's depiction of life on the bord...

Still life a Three Pines mystery

The village of Three Pines, a refuge from the modern world in the beautiful Eastern Townships, basks in the tranquil glory of its autumn colours. But the blazing woods conceal the body of a much-loved teacher - shot thro...

Skyhunter —Lu, Marie, 1984- author.

"#1 New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu is back with an adrenaline-laced novel about the lengths one warrior will go to fight for freedom and those she loves. Talin is a Striker, a member of an elite fighting forc...

Driftwood Bay —Hannon, Irene, author.

After tragedy upends her world, Jeannette Mason retreats to the tiny Oregon seaside town of Hope Harbor to create a new life. Vowing to avoid emotional attachments, she focuses on running her lavender farm and tearoom--u...

The living and the lost —Feldman, Ellen, 1941- author.

'The Living and the Lost' is a gripping story of a young German Jewish woman who returns to Allied Occupied Berlin from America to face the past and the unexpected future. From the author of 'Paris Never Leaves You'. Bo...

Christmas on the island : a novel —Colgan, Jenny, author.

While Flora struggles with how to inform her ex-boss that she is carrying his baby, a doctor refugee from war-torn Syria embarks on his first Christmas season without his wife on the remote Scottish island of Mure.

Tree Girl —Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-

When, protected by the branches of one of the trees she loves to climb, Gabriela witnesses the destruction of her Mayan village and the murder of nearly all its inhabitants, she vows never to climb again until, after she...

The light after the war : a novel —Abriel, Anita, author.

"It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of th...

Christmas on the island a novel —Colgan, Jenny, author.
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2018
Availability: 0 of 5

"It's a time for getting cozy in front of whisky barrel wood fires, and enjoying a dram and a treacle pudding with the people you love - unless, of course, you've accidentally gotten pregnant by your ex-boss, and don't k...

The last train to London : a novel —Clayton, Meg Waite, author.

In 1936, the Nazi are little more than loud, brutish bores to fifteen-year old Stephan Neuman, the son of a wealthy and influential Jewish family and budding playwright whose playground extends from Vienna's streets to i...

Shooting Kabul —Senzai, N. H.

Escaping from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan in the summer of 2001, eleven-year-old Fadi and his family immigrate to the San Francisco Bay Area, where Fadi schemes to return to the Pakistani refugee camp where his little...

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