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Author Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Title A refugee's journey from Syria / written by Helen Mason.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2017]


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Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Series Leaving my homeland
Leaving my homeland.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Contents Leaving Syria -- My homeland, Syria -- Roj's story : my life before the war -- The Syrian conflict -- Roj's story : we flee from Aleppo -- Nations unite to send help -- Roj's story : my life in Turkey -- What paths do refugees take? -- Roj's story : we leave for Europe -- Some countries welcome refugees -- Roj's story : my new home in Germany -- Challenges for refugees -- How you can help Syrian refugees -- Glossary -- Learning more -- Index and about the author.
Summary 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.
Subject Refugees -- Syria -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Europe -- Juvenile literature.
Refugee children -- Syria -- Juvenile literature.
Refugee children -- Europe -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Syria -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Juvenile literature.
Syria -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780778731283 (reinforced library binding ; alk. paper)
0778731286 (reinforced library binding ; alk. paper)
9780778731849 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0778731847 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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