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Refugee
Call No: J FIC GRAr

Call NumberJ FIC GRAr
Dates2018; ©2017
Statement of ResponsibilityAlan Gratz.
Creators & ContributorsGratz, Alan (author)
Summary"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. All face unimaginable dangers. 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." —Back cover
Physical Description 338 pages ; 20 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Scholastic Inc.
NotesNational Jewish Book Award—Young Adult category, 2017; Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Older Readers, 2018
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Grades 6–9
RecognitionGifted in 2018 by Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes