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A Refugee’s Journey from Afghanistan

Written by Helen Mason
Published by Crabtree Publishing Company

Sonita was born in a refugee camp in Pakistan after her family fled Afghanistan during the war in the early 2000s. Unwelcome in Pakistan, her family returns to Afghanistan, where Sonita and her family face new challenges. Interspersed with facts about Afghanistan and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the decades of conflict in Afghanistan and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.

Primary ISBN: 9780778731252

Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Nonfiction, Age 09 or older

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Setting: Afghanistan, Pakistan

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee

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