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Refugee by Alan Gratz

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Refugee, Alan Gratz, Scholastic (2017)

 

         

Book Summary

 

 An historical novel for middle grade readers featuring three interrelated stories of children and families who must leave their homes from war, violence and unrest:

 

  •           Josef flees Nazi-controlled Germany before World War II
  •           Isabel flees Cuba on a raft in the 1990s
  •           Mahmoud flees Aleppo in present-day Syria

 

  Summary of the book Refugee from the blog, The Children's War

 

 

  Questions and Answers with Alan Gratz:  Following Young Refugees Across History

 

 

Link to Alan Gratz's author page

 

 

 

  Teaching Immigrant Empathy:  Why Refugee by Alan Gratz Should Be Added to Your Curriculum

 

 

 

Refugee Discussion Guide for Teachers and Students, Scholastic

 

 

Images to the right shows refugees arriving in the United States from Europe in 1945 and being rescued in the Mediterranean Sea in 2013

 

 

 

June 20 is World Refugee Day, sponsored by the United Nations

 

 

5 Surprising Facts about the Refugee Crisis, NPR (June 20, 2017)

 

 

The Five Conflicts Driving the Bulk of the World's Refugee Crisis, The New York Times (June 19, 2018)

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