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Child of dandelions —Nanji, Shenaaz.

In Uganda in 1972, fifteen-year-old Sabine and her family, wealthy citizens of Indian descent, try to preserve their normal life during the ninety days allowed by President Idi Amin for all foreign Indians to leave the c...

All Saints

Based on the inspiring true story of salesman turned pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for ...

Stolen girl : a novel —Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author.

When Nadia arrives in Canada in 1950 with Marusia, the woman she calls mother, she is glad to finally be out of the displaced persons camp where she has lived for five years, but troubled by confused memories of World Wa...

Last impressions —Kertes, Joseph, 1951- author.

"How can you say goodbye forever when you've left an important secret unspoken? "I'll tell you what I'm going to do," Zoltan said. "When I die, I'll leave my luck to you." Zoltan Beck is dying. His devoted but long-suffe...

The journey —Sanna, Francesca, author, illustrator.

With haunting echoes of the current refugee crisis, this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy broug...

The light after the war a novel —Abriel, Anita, author.
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2020
Availability: 5 of 7

"It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban arrive in Naples. Refugees from Hungary, they escaped from a train headed for Auschwitz and were hidden by farmers until the end of the war while the rest of th...

The illegal : a novel —Hill, Lawrence, 1957-

Fast moving and compelling, The Illegal casts a satirical eye on people who have turned their backs on undocumented refugees struggling to survive in a nation that does not want them. Hill's depiction of life on the bord...

Refugee —Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.

Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 wh...

The refugees —Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971- author.
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2017
Availability: 3 of 5

The Refugees is a collection of stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family. Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted ho...

The only road —Diaz, Alexandra, author.

"Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"-- Provided by publisher.

Driftwood Bay —Hannon, Irene, author.

After tragedy upends her world, Jeannette Mason retreats to the tiny Oregon seaside town of Hope Harbor to create a new life. Vowing to avoid emotional attachments, she focuses on running her lavender farm and tearoom--u...

Skyhunter —Lu, Marie, 1984- author.

"#1 New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu is back with an adrenaline-laced novel about the lengths one warrior will go to fight for freedom and those she loves. Talin is a Striker, a member of an elite fighting forc...

Still life a Three Pines mystery

The village of Three Pines, a refuge from the modern world in the beautiful Eastern Townships, basks in the tranquil glory of its autumn colours. But the blazing woods conceal the body of a much-loved teacher - shot thro...

The woman with the blue star : a novel —Jenoff, Pam, author.

"1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents amid the horrors of the Kraków Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the p...

Pegasus : a novel —Steel, Danielle.

Nicolas von Bingen and Alex von Hemmerle, titled members of the German aristocracy, have been best friends since childhood. Both widowers, they are raising their children - Nick's two lively boys and Alex's adored teenag...

Pegasus : a novel —Steel, Danielle.
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2014
Availability: 15 of 19

Nicolas von Bingen and Alex von Hemmerle, titled members of the German aristocracy, have been best friends since childhood. Both widowers, they are raising their children - Nick's two lively boys and Alex's adored teenag...

The truth of it all : a novel —Florio, Gwen, 1955- author.

When she finally gets a breakout case involving a teenage Iraqi refugee, public defender Julia Geary throws herself into the case until she starts receiving vicious threats against her family and her client is left in a ...

The last train to London : a novel —Clayton, Meg Waite, author.

In 1936, the Nazi are little more than loud, brutish bores to fifteen-year old Stephan Neuman, the son of a wealthy and influential Jewish family and budding playwright whose playground extends from Vienna's streets to i...

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