Category Archives: refugee

The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway

The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway is book is based on a real refuge camp in East Africa and a boy whose life got better when the sport of soccer was introduced to the children. The coaches from the organization … Continue reading

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A Country Between by Stephanie Saldaña

A Country Between:Making a Home Where Both Sides of Jerusalem Collide by Stephanie Saldana is a fascinating read of places and experiences most of us will never have. The author Stephanie, meets her to be husband Frédéric who was in his third and … Continue reading

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The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz

The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life. It is a story of fear and bravery, love and loss, strangers becoming … Continue reading

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The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon

The Bone Sparrow by Zana Frailly is a book that tells the story of Subhi. The story revolves around the life of Subhi, a refugee born in an Australian permanent detention centre. Having never stepped foot outside of the fence, Subhi … Continue reading

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