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Author Barghoorn, Linda, author.

Title A refugee's journey from Eritrea / Linda Barghoorn.

Publication Info. New York : Crabtree Publishing, [2018]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 305.9069 BAR    Available
 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 305.9069 BAR    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction    j 305.9069 BAR    Available
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
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Series Leaving my homeland
Leaving my homeland.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Leaving Eritrea -- My homeland, Eritrea -- Dawit's story: growing up in Eritrea -- The conflict in Eritrea -- Dawit's story: fleeing Eritrea -- Fleeing the conflict -- Dawit's story: life in Adi Harush camp -- Life in an African refugee camp -- Dawit's story: the journey to Europe -- Reaching a new life in Europe -- Dawit's story: life in the Netherlands -- Challenges refugees face -- You can help!
Summary Dawit s future was bleak in his home country of Eritrea, where he would be forced to join the military. Along with a friend, he makes the difficult decision to flee his home and meet with relatives in Europe. After a dangerous journey and months spent in a refugee camp, Dawit faces challenges in his new home Amsterdam. Interspersed with facts about Eritrea and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the conflict there and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Subject Refugee children -- Eritrea -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Eritrea -- Juvenile literature.
Eritrea -- Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile literature.
Other Form: Online version: Barghoorn, Linda. Refugee's journey from Eritrea. New York : Crabtree Publishing, [2018] 9781427120700 (DLC) 2017057138
ISBN 9780778746867 (reinforced library binding ; alk. paper)
9780778746973 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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