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A refugee's journey from Iraq

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Zainab has never known peace in her homeland of Iraq. She and her family flee the country after her father is threatened by one of the many groups fighting against the government. Zainab's life is on hold as her family seeks safety in Jordan and, later, the United States. Interspersed with facts about Iraq and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the ongoing conflict in Iraq and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.

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Macedon Public Library JUV 362.7 ROD (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
52121300602134
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778731276
  • ISBN: 9780778731573
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
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Leaving Iraq -- My homeland, Iraq -- Zainbab's story : my life before the war -- The Iraqi conflict -- Fleeing to safety -- Zainab's story : leaving Ramadi -- Where do people go? -- Zainab's story : Safe in Amman -- Life on the move -- Zainab's story : Jordan to Michigan -- Challenges refugees face -- Zainab's story: My new home in America -- You can help! -- Glossary -- Learning more.
Summary, etc.:
Zainab has never known peace in her homeland of Iraq. She and her family flee the country after her father is threatened by one of the many groups fighting against the government. Zainab's life is on hold as her family seeks safety in Jordan and, later, the United States. Interspersed with facts about Iraq and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the ongoing conflict in Iraq and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Subject: Refugees > Iraq > Juvenile literature.
Refugees > Michigan > Juvenile literature.
Refugee children > Iraq > Juvenile literature.
Refugee children > Michigan > Juvenile literature.
Refugees > Social conditions > Juvenile literature.
Iraq > Social conditions > 21st century > Juvenile literature.


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