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A Refugee
A Refugee
A Refugee's Journey from Syria - PB
9780778731849 | In Stock
Five-year-old Roj’s home is bombed during the civil war that has been raging in his homeland of Syria. He and his family are forced to flee the country secretly by boat, and they end up in a camp for refugees in Europe. Interspersed with facts about Syria and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. The book looks at the efforts being made around the world to assist the millions of refugees. Readers are encouraged to consider how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world. Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Paperback
Series: Leaving My Homeland
Author(s): Helen Mason

Size: 8″ × 10″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: Not available at this time.
Dewey: 362.7
Lexile: 720L
Copyright: 2017

A Refugee's Journey from Syria

“The educational value of this book is high, especially in classrooms. There is rich vocabulary throughout the book in the delivery of information and bolded words. If teachers, students and parents read this book, understanding and empathy towards the refugee experience will sky-rocket.” - University of Arizona, 11/18 MEOC is a national network for educators and professionals dedicated to teaching and understanding the Middle East and is Sponsor of the Middle East Book Award. - MEOC Award Winner Youth Non-Fiction Category, 11/17 Fall 2017 Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Urgency builds as the narrative progresses, and readers will learn of the varied global responses to welcoming refugees and of ways to reach out and help.” - Booklist, 01/17