Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees / Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare.

By: Leatherdale, Mary BethContributor(s): Shakespeare, EleanorPublisher: Toronto : Annick Press, 2017Description: 56 pages : colour illustrations, mapsContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781554518951Other title: Stories of young boat refugees [Other title]Subject(s): Refugees -- AnecdotesDDC classification: 305.9 Summary: Summary: A desperate last hope for safety and freedom. The plight of refugees risking their lives at sea has, unfortunately, made the headlines all too often in the past few years. This book presents five true stories, from 1939 to today, about young people who lived through the harrowing experience of setting sail in search of asylum: Ruth and her family board the St. Louis to escape Nazism; Phu sets out alone from war-torn Vietnam; Jose tries to reach the United States from Cuba; Najeeba flees Afghanistan and the Taliban; and after losing his family, Mohamed abandons his village on the Ivory Coast in search of a new life.
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Summary: A desperate last hope for safety and freedom. The plight of refugees risking their lives at sea has, unfortunately, made the headlines all too often in the past few years. This book presents five true stories, from 1939 to today, about young people who lived through the harrowing experience of setting sail in search of asylum: Ruth and her family board the St. Louis to escape Nazism; Phu sets out alone from war-torn Vietnam; Jose tries to reach the United States from Cuba; Najeeba flees Afghanistan and the Taliban; and after losing his family, Mohamed abandons his village on the Ivory Coast in search of a new life.

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