We Are Not Refugees
Written by Agus Morales
Published by Charlesbridge
Never in history have so many people been displaced by political and military conflicts at home–more than 65 million globally. Unsparing, outspoken, vital, We Are Not Refugees tells the stories of many of these displaced, who have not been given asylum.
For over a decade, human rights journalist Agus Morales has journeyed to the sites of the world’s most brutal conflicts and spoken to the victims of violence and displacement. To Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Central African Republic. To Central America, the Congo, and the refugee camps of Jordan. To the Tibetan Parliament in exile in northern India.
We are living in a time of massive global change, when negative images of refugees undermine the truth of their humiliation and suffering. By bringing us stories that reveal the individual pain and the global scope of the crisis, Morales reminds us of the truth and appeals to our conscience.
Available As: Paperback, eBook
Nonfiction, Age 14 or older
Community Represented: Various
Themes: Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: Gang Violence, Refugee: Persecution, Refugee: War/Conflict
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Written with Cultural Advisors
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