Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author McDonald-Gibson, Charlotte, author.

Title Cast away : true stories of survival from Europe's refugee crisis / Charlotte McDonald-Gibson.

Publication Info. New York : New Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    305.9 MCD    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    305.9 MCD    Available
Description xiv, 336 pages : map ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "In one of the first works of narrative nonfiction on the ongoing refugee crisis ... [this book] describes the ... stories and the ... decisions that migrants have to make as they head toward what they believe is a better life: a pregnant Eritrean woman, four days overdue, chooses to board an obviously unsafe smugglers ship to Greece; a father, swimming from a sinking ship, has to decide whether to hold on to one child or let him go to save another"
Subject Refugees -- Europe.
Refugees -- Mediterranean Region.
Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 21st century.
Mediterranean Region -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781620972632 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1620972638 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

Available items only