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Refugee

by Alan Gratz

Synopsis

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . . ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . . MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . . All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers -- from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow . And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together in the end. This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2017
ISBN-13 9780545880831
ISBN-10 0545880831
Class Copyright
Publisher Scholastic, Incorporated
Subject Juvenile Fiction
File Size 91 MB
Number of Pages 352
Length of Recording 6
Language ENG
Shelf No. NA153
Grade Range 4-7
Ages 9-12
Lexile 800L