Category Archives: Refugees

The Waiting Place: When Home is Lost and a New One Not Yet Found by Dina Nayeri, photographs by Anna Bosch Miralpeix

The Waiting Place: When Home is Lost and a New One Not Yet Found by Dina Nayeri, photographs by Anna Bosch Miralpeix. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536213621  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  What did … Continue reading

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On the Move: Home is Where You Find It by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Quentin Blake

On the Move: Home is Where You Find It by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Quentin Blake. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536218107 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Poetry What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Our World Is a Family by Miry Whitehill and Jennifer Jackson, illustrated by Nomar Perez

Our World Is a Family by Miry Whitehill and Jennifer Jackson, illustrated by Nomar Perez. Sourcebooks Explore, 2022. 9781728231839 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Advance Reader’s Copy picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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My Name is Bana by Bana Alabed, illustrated by Nez Riaz

My Name is Bana by Bana Alabed, illustrated by Nez Riaz. Salaam Reads: Simon and Schuster, 2021. 9781534412484  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover biography What did you like about the book? Bana Alabed (Syrian … Continue reading

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Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz, illustrations by Fahmida Azim

Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz, illustrations by Fahmida Azim. Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2021. 9781984816191 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Antonia: A Journey to a New Home by Dipacho

Antonia: A Journey to a New Home by Dipacho. Minedition, Astra Publishing, 2021. 9781662650451 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  A small group … Continue reading

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Drawn Across Borders: True Stories of Human Migration by George Butler

Drawn Across Borders: True Stories of Human Migration by George Butler. Candlewick Studio, 9781536217759, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book? This book is created by … Continue reading

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The Library Bus by Bahram Rahman, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

The Library Bus by Bahram Rahman, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard. Pajama Press, 2020. 9781772781014 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Pari is excited and … Continue reading

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A Pho Love Story by Loan Le

A Pho Love Story by Loan Le. Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781534441934, 2021  Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Romance What did you like about the book? Two Pho restaurants, … Continue reading

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Wherever I Go by Mary Wagley Copp, illustrated by Munir D. Mohammed

Wherever I Go by Mary Wagley Copp, illustrated by Munir D. Mohammed. Atheneum, 2020. 9781534419193 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Abia has lived … Continue reading

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