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Title:
Who are refugees? / by Joyce Jeffries.
ISBN:
9781534524330

9781534525016
Publication Information:
©2018

New York, NY : KidHaven Publishing, 2018.
Physical Description:
24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Searching for safety -- Refugee or migrant? -- Why do they leave? -- Refugees throughout history -- African and Asian refugees -- Refugee camps -- Strong feelings -- A threat? -- A helping hand -- Glossary.
Abstract:
"How do refugees differ from immigrants? Why do they leave their country, and what do they hope to find in a new place? These questions and more are answered as readers are given an in-depth look at refugees and their struggle to build a better life. This important topic is addressed using accessible text, enlightening fact boxes, full-color photographs and helpful graphic organizers. The relatable tone presents this issue to readers without condescension, fostering in them a deeper sense of social justice and empathy" -- Amazon.com.
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How do refugees differ from immigrants? Why do they leave their country, and what do they hope to find in a new place? These questions and more are answered as readers are given an in-depth look at refugees and their struggle to build a better life. This important topic is addressed using accessible text, enlightening fact boxes, full-color photographs and helpful graphic organizers. The relatable tone presents this issue to readers without condescension, fostering in them a deeper sense of social justice and empathy.