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Escape from Syria

Author: Samya Kullab; Jackie Roche; Mike Freiheit
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Escape from Syria is a fictionalized account that calls on real-life circumstances and true tales of refugee families to serve as a microcosm of the Syrian uprising and the war and refugee crisis that followed. The story spans six years in the lives of Walid, his wife Dalia, and their two children, Amina and Youssef. Forced to flee from Syria, they become asylum-seekers in Lebanon, and finally resettled refugees in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Young adult works
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
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Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samya Kullab; Jackie Roche; Mike Freiheit
ISBN: 9780228102779 0228102774
OCLC Number: 1143391356
Description: 96 pages : chiefly illustrations (colour)
Responsibility: Samya Kullab, Jackie Roche & Mike Freiheit.


Paperback edition of the graphic novel about a refugee family fleeing Syria, which was the Children's Choice winner at the 2018 School Library Association's Information Book of the Year Awards.  Read more...


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[hardcover edition: ] USBBY's 2018 Outstanding International Books List--Martha M. Walke"School Library Journal" (02/01/2018) [hardcover edition: ] Winner, Children's Choice Award, 12-16 years Read more...

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