Refugee
Refugee
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Refugee

Written by Alan Gratz
Published by Scholastic Press
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A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely – and timeless – novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge.A New York Times bestseller! 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 Details

    ISBN
    9780545880831
    Publication Date
    July 25, 2017
    Page Count
    352
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017017544
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0545880831
    Lexile® Level
    800L

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