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  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 25 July 2017
  • ISBN : 9780545880879
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 62 voters

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A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge. A New York Times bestseller!JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . .All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers -- from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together in the end.This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home.

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Refugee

Refugee
  • Author : Alan Gratz
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-07-25
  • ISBN : 9780545880879
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A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge. A New York Times bestseller!JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and

What Is a Refugee?

What Is a Refugee?
  • Author : Elise Gravel
  • Publisher : Schwartz & Wade
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • ISBN : 9780593120071
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An accessible picture book that oh-so-simply and graphically introduces the term "refugee" to curious young children to help them better understand the world in which they live. Who are refugees? Why are they called that word? Why do they need to leave their country? Why are they sometimes not welcome in their new country? In this relevant picture book for the youngest children, author-illustrator Elise Gravel explores what it means to be a refugee in bold, graphic illustrations and spare

The Child in International Refugee Law

The Child in International Refugee Law
  • Author : Jason M. Pobjoy
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-27
  • ISBN : 9781107175365
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The first comprehensive study of the challenges faced by children in establishing entitlement to refugee protection. This book, which draws extensively on national case law from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, will be an invaluable resource for any academic, decision-maker or practitioner working in the area.

Design to Live

Design to Live
  • Author : Azra Aksamija,Raafat Majzoub,Melina Philippou
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-19
  • ISBN : 9780262542876
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The power of design to create a life worth living even in a refugee camp: designs, inventions, and artworks from the Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan. This book shows how, even in the most difficult conditions--forced displacement, trauma, and struggle--design can help create a life worth living. Design to Live documents designs, inventions, and artworks created by Syrian refugees living in the Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan. Through these ingenious and creative innovations--including the vertical garden, an arrangement necessitated by

Finding Refuge in Canada

Finding Refuge in Canada
  • Author : George Melnyk,Christina Parker
  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-19
  • ISBN : 9781771993012
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Millions of people are displaced each year by war, persecution, and famine and the global refugee population continues to grow. Canada has often been regarded as a benevolent country, welcoming refugees from around the globe. However, refugees have encountered varying kinds of reception in Canada. Finding Refuge in Canada: Narratives of Dislocation is a collection of personal narratives about the refugee experience in Canada. It includes critical perspectives from authors from diverse backgrounds, including refugees, advocates, front-line workers, private sponsors,

The Ungrateful Refugee

The Ungrateful Refugee
  • Author : Dina Nayeri
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • ISBN : 9781948226431
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A Finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction "Nayeri combines her own experience with those of refugees she meets as an adult, telling their stories with tenderness and reverence.” —The New York Times Book Review "Nayeri weaves her empowering personal story with those of the ‘feared swarms’ . . . Her family’s escape from Isfahan to Oklahoma, which involved waiting in Dubai and Italy, is wildly fascinating . . . Using energetic prose, Nayeri is an excellent conduit for these heart–rending stories, eschewing judgment

Working with Refugee Families

Working with Refugee Families
  • Author : Lucia De Haene,Cécile Rousseau
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • ISBN : 9781108429030
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This important new book explores how to support refugee family relationships in promoting post-trauma recovery and adaptation in exile.

Refugee Law's Fact-Finding Crisis

Refugee Law's Fact-Finding Crisis
  • Author : Hilary Evans Cameron
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-30
  • ISBN : 9781108427074
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Hilary Evans Cameron demonstrates how the law that governs fact-finding in refugee hearings is malfunctioning, and suggests a way forward.

Governing Refugees

Governing Refugees
  • Author : Kirsten McConnachie
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-04-24
  • ISBN : 9781135051341
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Refugee camps are imbued in the public imagination with assumptions of anarchy, danger and refugee passivity. Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism challenges such assumptions, arguing that refugee camps should be recognized as spaces where social capital can not only survive, but thrive. This book examines camp management and the administration of justice in refugee camps on the Thailand-Burma border. Emphasising the work of refugees themselves in coping with and adapting to encampment, it considers themes of agency, sovereignty

The Refugees

The Refugees
  • Author : Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • ISBN : 9780802189356
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From the author of The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Refugees is the second piece of fiction from a powerful voice in American letters, praised as “beautiful and heartrending” (Joyce Carol Oates, New Yorker), “terrific” (Chicago Tribune), and “an important and incisive book” (Washington Post) Published in hardcover to astounding acclaim, The Refugees is the remarkable debut collection of short stories by Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The

Refugee States

Refugee States
  • Author : Vinh Nguyen,Thy Phu
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-12
  • ISBN : 9781487508647
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Refugee States explores how the figure of the refugee and the concept of refuge shape the Canadian nation-state within a transnational context.

Finding Safe Harbour

Finding Safe Harbour
  • Author : Emily Pelley
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2022-02-15
  • ISBN : 9780228010043
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The global refugee crisis is staggering in scope. The United Nations Refugee Agency reported that 79.5 million people were displaced worldwide in 2019, and over half of all displaced persons were under eighteen. As the number of children and teenagers seeking asylum continues to grow, the impact of displacement on a young person’s well-being and development over the long term requires further study. In Finding Safe Harbour Emily Pelley investigates the current response to refugee youth in Canada by highlighting how

My Name is Not Refugee

My Name is Not Refugee
  • Author : Kate Milner
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-11-14
  • ISBN : 1911370065
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The story asks rhe reader to imagine what it would feel like for them if they had to undergo similar experiences that refugee children have had when they have to leave their homes because it is not safe for them to live there anymore.

The Doll

The Doll
  • Author : Nhung N. Tran-Davies
  • Publisher : Second Story Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-18
  • ISBN : 9781772602296
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A young girl and her family arrive in an airport in a new country. They are refugees, migrants who have travelled across the world to find safety. Strangers greet them, and one of them gives the little girl a doll. Decades later, that little girl is grown up and she has the chance to welcome a group of refugees who are newly arrived in her adopted country. To the youngest of them, a little girl, she gives a doll, knowing

Mobilizing Global Knowledge

Mobilizing Global Knowledge
  • Author : Susan McGrath,Julie E. E. Young
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09-15
  • ISBN : 1773850857
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In 2018, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees documented a record high 71.4 million displaced people around the world. As states struggle with the costs of providing protection to so many people and popular conceptions of refugees have become increasingly politicized and sensationalized, researchers have come together to form regional and global networks dedicated to working with displaced people to learn how to respond to their needs ethically, compassionately, and for the best interests of the global community. Mobilizing Global Knowledge