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“People having to flee from conflict often face hardships not fully comprehensible to small children. The ordeals of refugee families undergoing such journeys are explored here in an attempt to ease the fears and emotions such turmoil can generate.”  —School Library Journal

Hamid’s Story: A Real-Life Account of His Journey from Eritrea

Written by Andy Glynne
Published by Capstone

This is the real-life story of 10-year old refugee Hamid, who flees Eritrea with his mother to escape the war and threats to his family from the government. Told in Hamid’s own words, this story describes the hardship experienced by immigrants who are rebuilding their lives with little understanding of the language and culture of their new country.

Primary ISBN: 9781515814139

Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 05 or older

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Setting: Eritrea

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Live Experiences

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