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159 Results
Yara's spring —Saeed, Jamal, 1959- author.
Book
2020
9 available of 11 items

"Coming of age against all odds in the midst of the Arab Spring. Growing up in East Aleppo, Yara's childhood has long been shadowed by the coming revolution. But when the Arab Spring finally arrives at Yara's doorstep, i...

Refugee —Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.
Kit
2017
37 available of 38 items

Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living 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 w...

Stepping stones : a refugee family's journey —Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.
Book
2016
30 available of 35 items

"In this dual-language picture book, a young girl and her family are forced to flee their village to escape the civil war that has engulfed Syria and make their way toward freedom in Europe"-- Provided by publisher.

Lubna and Pebble —Meddour, Wendy, author.
Book
2019
11 available of 14 items

"Lubna's best friend is a pebble. Pebble always listens to her stories. Pebble always smiles when she feels scared. But when a lost little boy arrives in the World of Tents, Lubna realizes that he needs Pebble even mo...

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2003
58 available of 60 items

"Parvana's best friend, Shauzia, has fled Afghanistan and is faced with surviving on her own on the streets of Peshawar, Pakistan. With her dog as her only friend, she must scrounge for food, beg for money and look for ...

Tree Girl —Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-
Book
2004
7 available of 9 items

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 boy at the back of the class —Raúf, Onjali Q., author.
Book
2018
5 available of 10 items

When quiet, nine-year-old Ahmet arrives in their classroom, a boy and his friends fail to draw him out but try a new plan after learning he is a Syrian refugee.

Counting kindness —Kurman, Hollis, author.
Book
2020
11 available of 14 items

Follow the journey of immigrant and refugee children from a leaky boat to a new country, a new school, and new friends in this simple counting book.

Undercover BMX —Maddox, Jake, author.
Book
2019
6 available of 8 items

Basketball has always come easily to twelve-year-old Devon Rosario of the Bronx, but it has been a long time since he actually enjoyed playing because Devon's father sees him as the family's second chance at basketball g...

Stolen child —Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk.
Book
2009
32 available of 35 items

Nadia arrives in Canada after the end of World War II, from the displaced person's camp where she has spent the last five years. But troubling memories and dreams begin to haunt her. Who is she really? She sees image...

The night diary —Hiranandani, Veera, author.
Book
2019
2 available of 7 items

Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim ...

The only road —Diaz, Alexandra, author.
Book
2017
9 available of 10 items

"Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"-- Provided by publisher.

The black star of Kingston —Smith, S. D.
Book
2015
2 available of 4 items

A century before Heather and Picket's adventures in The Green Ember, a displaced community fights for hope on the ragged edge of survival. Whitson Mariner and Fleck Blackstar face old fears and new enemies, forging a leg...

Sugar in milk —Umrigar, Thrity N., author.
Book
2020
10 available of 12 items

A young girl in modern times comes from India to live in America with her extended family. She feels so alone, until she remembers a story her mother once told her about a group of Persians who were ousted from their cou...

Home of the brave —Applegate, Katherine.
Book
2009
12 available of 13 items

Kek, an African refugee, is confronted by many strange things at the Minneapolis home of his aunt and cousin, as well as in his fifth grade classroom, and longs for his missing mother, but finds comfort in the company of...

The doll —Tran-Davies, Nhung N., author.
Book
2021
4 available of 9 items

'The Doll' is inspired by the author's own experience as a child refugee, when a stranger's wonderful gift made such a difference that she was determined to repeat it years later. Nhung N. Tran-Davies' family came to Can...

The stray and the strangers —Heighton, Steven, 1961- author.
Book
2020
11 available of 14 items

"A stray dog befriends an orphan boy in a refugee camp on a Greek island. Based on a true story."--Provided by publisher.

A faraway island —Thor, Annika.
Book On CD
2010
1 available of 1 items

In 1939 Sweden, two Jewish sisters wait in seperate foster homes for their parents to join them in fleeing the Nazis in Austria, but while eight-year-old Nellie settles in quickly, twelve-year-old Stephie feels stranded ...

Kind —Green, Alison, 1963 December 4- author.
Book
2020
8 available of 13 items

Illustrations by prominent illustrators accompany this story on how to make the world a better place through kindness, with an emphasis on welcoming refugees.

Room on our rock : there are two sides to every story —Temple, Kate, author.
Book
2021
0 available of 6 items

Seals are perched on a rock. When others need shelter, do they share it? Room on Our Rock celebrates the truth that there are two sides to every story. This clever picture book has one story that can be read two differen...

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