Written by Helen Mason
Published by Crabtree Publishing Company
Five-year-old Roj’s home is bombed during the civil war that has been raging in his homeland of Syria. He and his family are forced to flee the country secretly by boat, and they end up in a camp for refugees in Europe. Interspersed with facts about Syria and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. The book looks at the efforts being made around the world to assist the millions of refugees. Readers are encouraged to consider how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world.
Primary ISBN: 9780778731283
Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Nonfiction, Age 09 or older
Community Represented: Syrian/Syrian American
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee
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