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Homes : a refugee story

Author: Abu Bakr al Rabeeah; Winnie Yeung
Publisher: Calgary, Alberta : Freehand Books, 2018. ©2018
Series: desLibris., Books collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Homes tells the story of Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, a young boy whose family moved from Iraq to Syria just before the start of the Syrian civil war. It recounts what it was like living in Syria during this time -- the normal things like video games, sleepovers, and family jarringly juxtaposed with car bombings, massacres, and the constant threat of what could happen next. In 2014 the family finally found safety in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Iraqi
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
al Rabeeah, Abu Bakr.
Homes : A Refugee Story.
[Place of publication not identified] : Freehand Books 2018
(OCoLC)1030260773
Named Person: Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, 2001-
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abu Bakr al Rabeeah; Winnie Yeung
ISBN: 9781988298306 198829830X 9781988298290 1988298296
OCLC Number: 1032072284
Description: 1 online resource (190 pages)
Contents: Intro; Abu Bakr al Rabeeah's family and friends; Where Did the Sun Go?; The Sweet Life; A New Life; Wait, Wait, Little One; Strange Lullaby; My First Massacre; And Then a Second One; Damascus; Oh, Father; The Night of Power; Winter; Thirteen; The Apprentice; If God Allows It; Damascus in a Different Light; The Last Squeeze; Buses, Airports, and Selfies; Enroute to Canada; Edmonton; Back to School; A New Language; Afterword; ENDNOTES; Abu Bakr's Acknowledgments; Winnie's Acknowledgments.
Series Title: desLibris., Books collection.
Responsibility: Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah with Winnie Yeung.
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The story of Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, a young boy whose family moved from Iraq to Syria just before the start of the Syrian civil war. In 2014 his family finally found safety in immigrating to Edmonton,  Read more...

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