Ivory Coast

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Afghani, Afghanistan, African (West), Ages 10 and up, Asia (Southeast), Caribbean, Cuba, Cuban, Germany, Ivorian, Ivory Coast, Jewish, Middle East, Theme: Fleeing Persecution, Theme: Historical, Theme: Immigration, Theme: Refugee Life, Theme: Survival, Theme: Trauma, Theme: War, United States, Vietnam, Vietnamese, Western European | Comments Off on Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees By Mary Beth Leatherdale Illustrated by Eleanor Shakespeare Published by Annick Press, Limited Age Range: 10+ Find a copy at Amazon | IndieBound | B&N | Worldcat “…educators and librarians looking for a human face for the refugee crisis will find this offering essential.:  —School Library Journal Description The phenomenon of desperate refugees risking their lives to reach safety is not new. For hundreds of years, people have left behind family, friends, and all they know in hope of a better life. This book presents five true...

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Gervelie’s Journey

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in African (Central), Ages 07 and up, Congolese, England, Ivory Coast, Republic of Congo, Theme: Family Relationships, Theme: Immigration | Comments Off on Gervelie’s Journey

Gervelie’s Journey

Gervelie’s Journey: A Refugee Story By Anthony Robinson and Annemarie Young Illustrated by June Allan Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books “Gervelie’s Journey…will be invaluable tools both for refugees who may be seeking mirrors of their own experiences; and for helping to promote understanding among children who welcome refugees into their neighborhoods and schools.” –Marjorie Coughlan, Paper Tigers Find a copy at Amazon | IndieBound | B&N Description When Nkoula Thesia Gervelie was born in 1995 in the Republic of Congo, her mother and father had a...

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