Refuge Book
Refuge Book
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Written by Anne Booth and illustrated by Sam Usher

Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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A timely rendition of the nativity follows Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus as they travel in a strange land, hoping to find refuge in the kindness of strangers. $1 from the sale of each print book sold until October 2017 will go to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR. Everyone knows the story of how Jesus was humbly born in a manger when was no room at the inn. But here is a lyrical depiction of what came next: the new family's travels through the desert, fleeing Herod's soldiers in order to find a safe place to welcome their son into the world. A refreshing look at the classic Christmas story that's never been more relevant, Refuge asks readers to consider the modern day implications of being forced to flee your home country.

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  • Age Range: 4-8
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: October 18, 2016
  • ISBN: 0316361720
  • ISBN 13: 9780316361729
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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader

If I could only have one children's book to read with my kids at Christmas time, this would be it. The illustrations are lovely, the writing is thoughtful and delicate, and the message is powerful.


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