Making It Home: Real-Life Stories from Children Forced to Flee

Genocide & Holocaust
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice
Author(s):
Beverley Naidoo
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0142404553
Year:
Genocide & Holocaust
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice

In this collection, children living all over the world speak about being forced to flee their homes as refugees. With original, autobiographical accounts, Making It Home gives a voice to the millions of young people whose lives have been disrupted by war but who have escaped. With maps, brief histories of each country and an eight-page photo insert, this book helps young people understand the world and the children who share the dream of freedom.

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An inspiring picture book biography of storyteller, puppeteer, and New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, who championed bilingual literature.

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré