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    A land of permanent goodbyes

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    A land of permanent goodbyes

    Abawi, Atia, author.

    After their home in Syria's bombed, Tareq, his father, and his younger sister seek refuge, first with extended family in Raqqa--a stronghold for the militant group Daesh--and then abroad.

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    Americanah

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    Americanah

    Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-, author.

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    The farming of bones

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    The farming of bones : a novel

    Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- author.

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    Refugee

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    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.

    Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

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    What the night sings

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    What the night sings

    Stamper, Vesper, author, illustrator.

    Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, sixteen-year-old Gerta tries to make a new life for herself, aided by Lev, a fellow survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine.

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    Under the persimmon tree

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    Under the persimmon tree

    Staples, Suzanne Fisher.

    During the 2001 Afghan War, the lives of Najmal, a young refugee from Kunduz, Afghanistan, and Nusrat, an American-Muslim teacher who is awaiting her huband's return from Mazar-i-Sharif, intersect at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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    Refugees

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    Refugees

    Stine, Catherine.

    Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Dawn, a sixteen-year-old runaway from San Francisco, connects by phone and email with Johar, a gentle, fifteen-year-old Afghani who assists Dawn's foster mother, a doctor, at a Red Cross refugee camp in Peshawar.

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    I lived on Butterfly Hill

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    I lived on Butterfly Hill

    Agosín, Marjorie.

    When her beloved country, Chile, is taken over by a militaristic, sadistic government, Celeste is sent to America for her safety and her parents must go into hiding before they "disappear."

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    Adam & Thomas

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    Adam & Thomas

    Apelfeld, Aharon.

    Adam and Thomas, two nine-year-old Jewish boys who survive World War II, take refuge in the forest where they learn to forage and survive, soon meeting and helping other fugitives fleeing for their lives.

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    The Unforgotten Coat

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    The Unforgotten Coat

    Cottrell Boyce, Frank.

    Julie's life becomes more complicated after the two mongolian brothers in her Year Six class declare her to be their "Good Guide," which means she is responsible for welcoming the brothers to their new home, helping them with school uniforms, and explaining british slang; meanwhile Julie tries to win the attention of a boy and gain an invitation to Mimi's house.

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    Little Cricket

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    Little Cricket

    Brown, Jackie.

    After the upheaval of the Vietnam War reaches them, twelve-year-old Kia and her Hmong family flee from the mountains of Laos to a refugee camp in Thailand and eventually to the alien world of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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    The unforgotten coat

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    The unforgotten coat

    Cottrell Boyce, Frank.

    Julie's life becomes more complicated after the two Mongolian brothers in her Year Six class declare her to be their "Good Guide," which means she is responsible for welcoming the brothers to their new home, helping them with school uniforms, and explaining British slang; meanwhile, Julie tries to win the attention of a boy and gain an invitation to Mimi's house.

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    The only road

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    The only road

    Diaz, Alexandra.

    "Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"--Provided by publisher.

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    Lily's crossing

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    Lily's crossing

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently.

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    Refugee

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    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan, 1972-

    "Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together"--Provided by publisher.

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    The night diary

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    The night diary

    Hiranandani, Veera.

    Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.

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    I am David

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    I am David

    Holm, Anne, 1922-

    After escaping from an Eastern European concentration camp where he has spent most of his life, a twelve-year-old boy struggles to cope with an entirely strange world as he flees northward to freedom in Denmark.

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    Nowhere boy

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    Nowhere boy

    Marsh, Katherine.

    "Fourteen-year-old Ahmed, a Syrian refugee, and thirteen-year-old Max, an American boy, are bound by a secret that sets them on the adventure of a lifetime"--Provided by publisher.

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    The other side of truth

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    The other side of truth

    Naidoo, Beverley.

    Smuggled out of Nigeria after their mother's murder, Sade and her younger brother are abandoned in London when their uncle fails to meet them at the airport and they are fearful of their new surroundings and of what may have happened to their journalist father back in Nigeria.

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    A long walk to water

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    A long walk to water : a novel : based on a true story

    Park, Linda Sue.

    When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

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    The red pencil

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    The red pencil

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    "After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--Provided by publisher.

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    Kiki and Jacques

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    Kiki and Jacques

    Ross, Susan L.

    "Eleven-year-old Jacques, who must contend with difficult family dynamics and pressure from an older boy to help him commit a crime, is surprised to discover that he has much in common with Kiki, one of the many new Somali refugees who have immigrated to his Maine town"--Provided by publisher.

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    Escape from Aleppo

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    Escape from Aleppo

    Senzai, N. H.

    After Nadia is separated from her family while fleeing the civil war, she spends the next four days with a mysterious old man who helps her navigate the checkpoints and snipers of the rebel, ISIS, and Syrian armies that are littering Aleppo on her way to meeting her father at the Turkish border.

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    A faraway island

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    A faraway island

    Thor, Annika.

    In 1939 Sweden, two Jewish sisters wait for their parents to flee the Nazis in Austria, but while eight-year-old Nellie settles in quickly, twelve-year-old Stephie feels stranded at the end of the world, with a foster mother who is as cold and unforgiving as the island on which they live.

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    The lily pond

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    The lily pond

    Thor, Annika.

    Having left Nazi-occupied Vienna a year ago, thirteen-year-old Jewish refugee Stephie Steiner adapts to life in the cultured Swedish city of Gothenburg, where she attends school, falls in love, and worries about her parents who were not allowed to emigrate.

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    Brothers in hope

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    Brothers in hope : the story of the lost boys of Sudan

    Williams, Mary, 1967-

    Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek hundreds of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, and then Kenya, before being offered sanctuary in the United States many years later.

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    Refuge

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    Refuge

    Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer)

    "A retelling of the nativity story from a perspective emphasizing the struggle of Mary and Joseph as refugees"--Provided by publisher.

    Due 10/31/19

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    How many days to America?

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    How many days to America? : a Thanksgiving story

    Bunting, Eve, 1928-

    Refugees from a Caribbean island embark on a dangerous boat trip to America where they have a special reason to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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    My beautiful birds

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    My beautiful birds

    Del Rizzo, Suzanne.

    "Fleeing a home destroyed in the Syrian Civil War, Sami worries about the pet pigeons he left behind. Even in the relative safety of a refugee camp, the boy struggles to participate in daily activities, consumed by thoughts of safety of what he has lost. At last, when new birds need of care enter his life, Sami begins the long road to healing"--Publisher.

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    A path of stars

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    A path of stars

    O'Brien, Anne Sibley.

    A refugee from Cambodia, Dara's beloved grandmother is grief-stricken when she learns her brother has died, and it is up to Dara to try and heal her.

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    The journey

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    The journey

    Sanna, Francesca.

    A mother and her two young children are forced to seek a new home, journeying into the unknown with fear and hope.

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    How I learned geography

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    How I learned geography

    Shulevitz, Uri, 1935-

    As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. 'Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.

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    Oskar and the eight blessings

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    Oskar and the eight blessings

    Simon, Richard, 1959-

    A young Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany arrives in New York City on the seventh night of Hanukkah and receives small acts of kindness while exploring the city.

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    Four feet, two sandals

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    Four feet, two sandals

    Williams, Karen Lynn.

    Two young Afghani girls living in a refugee camp in Pakistan share a precious pair of sandals brought by relief workers.

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    My name is Sangoel

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    My name is Sangoel

    Williams, Karen Lynn.

    Sangoel, who is proud of his rich African heritage, moves to America, and when nobody there can pronounce his name correctly, he fears he will lose his identity.

    Due 11/05/19

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