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A refugee's journey from Colombia

Author: Linda Barghoorn
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2018]
Series: Leaving my homeland.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andres dreams about peace in his homeland of Colombia, where fighting has been going on for more than 50 years. When rebel groups threaten his family, they flee their home to find safety in the neighboring country of Ecuador where they face an uncertain future. Interspersed with facts about Colombia and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barghoorn, Linda.
Refugee's journey from Colombia.
New York : Crabtree Publishing, [2018]
(DLC) 2017040409
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Barghoorn
ISBN: 9780778736721 0778736725 9780778736783 0778736784
OCLC Number: 1001906503
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Leaving Colombia --
My homeland, Colombia --
Andres's story: life in Colombia --
War in Colombia --
Andres's story: living with conflict --
Child soldiers --
Andres's story: escaping to Bogota --
What paths do refugees take? --
Andres's story: flight to Ecuador --
Challenges refugees face --
Andres's story: struggles in Ibarra --
Hope for the future? --
You can help!
Series Title: Leaving my homeland.
Responsibility: Linda Barghoorn.

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Andres dreams about peace in his homeland of Colombia, where fighting has been going on for more than 50 years. When rebel groups threaten his family, they flee their home to find safety in the neighboring country of Ecuador where they face an uncertain future. Interspersed with facts about Colombia and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the decades of conflict there and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.

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