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Alone : the journeys of three young refugees by Tom, Paul 

BTSB Prebound(Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2023)

BTSB #: 884454 Available

Dewey: 305.2308/CAges: 8-12   

Subjects: Refugees - Biography

Summary: Each year, more than 400 minors arrive alone in Canada requesting refugee status. They arrive without their parents, accompanied by no adult at all. Alone relates the journey of three of them: Afshin, Alain, and Patricia. Their story opens a window onto the many heartbreaks, difficult sacrifices, and countless hardships that punctuate their obstacle-filled path.

25.38 *

Bicycle : how an act of kindness changed a young refugee's life by McCormick, Patricia 

BTSB Prebound(Balzer + Bray, 2024)

BTSB #: 621373 Available

Dewey: 305.906/BAges: 4-8   

Subjects: Babakar, Mevan Refugees - Biography Iraqis - Biography Bicycles Interpersonal relations

Summary: The true story of how a simple act of kindness changed a young refugee's life.

23.98 *

Complete Persepolis by Satrapi, Marjane 

Paperback(Pantheon, 2007)

BTSB #: 779151 Available

Dewey: 955.05/BAges: 12-16   

Subjects: Satrapi, Marjane,|d1969- Iranians - Biography Women - Biography Family life Refugees - Biography Muslims - Biography Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc Iran

Summary: The story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her family; of her homecoming--both sweet and terrible; and, finally, of her self-imposed exile from her beloved homeland. In graphic novel format.

22.14 *

Family style : memories of an American from Vietnam by Pham, Thien 

Paperback(First Second, 2023)

BTSB #: 714308 Temp OS

Dewey: 741.5/NAges: 14-18   
AR: 2.8 UG

Subjects: Pham, Thien Vietnamese Americans - Biography Refugees - Biography Vietnamese cooking - Comic books, strips, etc Eating customs - Comic books, strips, etc

Summary: Details the author's childhood immigration to America with his family, through the lens of particularly meaningful food and meals. In graphic novel format.

14.75 *

How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child by Uwiringiyimana, Sandra 

Paperback(HarperCollins, 2017)

BTSB #: 901245 Available

Dewey: 362.87/AAges: 13-18   

Subjects: Uwiringiyimana, Sandra Refugees - Biography Women - Biography Congolese (Democratic Republic) - Warfare Congolese (Democratic Republic) - United States Africans - Biography Congo (Democratic Republic) Rwanda United States

Summary: Presents the story of Sandra Uwiringiyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism.

8.19 *

Muzoon : a Syrian refugee speaks out by Almellehan, Muzoon 

BTSB Prebound(Knopf, 2023)

BTSB #: 054493 Available

Dewey: 323.631/AAges: 10-14   

Subjects: Almellehan, Muzoon Syrians - Biography Refugees - Biography

Summary: When her family had to flee Syria, 14-year-old Muzoon was told to pack only the most essential things--and so she packed her schoolbooks. This is the inspiring true story of a Syrian refugee who fought hard for what she needed--and grew into one of the world's leading advocates for education.

22.58 *

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