Loss of Childhood

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

by Atia Abawi

Age 12 or older

Community: Syrian/Syrian American

A Long Walk to Water

by Linda Sue Park

Age 09 or older

Community: Sudanese/Sudanese American

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

by Ishmael Beah

Age 16 or older

Community: Sierra Leonean/Sierra Leonean American

Alive in the Killing Fields

by Nawuth Keat

Age 12 or older

Community: Cambodian/Cambodian American

Barely Missing Everything

by Matt Mendez

Age 14 or older

Community: Mexican/Mexican American

Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan

by Mary Williams

Age 07 or older

Community: South Sudanese/South Sudanese American

Call Me American

by Abdi Nor Iftin

Age 15 or older

Community: Somali/Somali American

Casi alcanzar todo (Barely Missing Everything)

by Matt Mendez

Age 14 or older

Community: Mexican/Mexican American

Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War

by Michel Chikwanine

Age 10 or older

Community: Congolese/Congolese American

Crossing the Farak River

by Michelle Aung Thin

Age 11 or older

Community: Muslim/Muslim American, Pakistani/Pakistani American

Dear World: A Syrian Girl’s Story of War and Plea for Peace

by Bana Alabed

Age 14 or older

Community: Syrian/Syrian American

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

by Andy Glynne

Age 05 or older

Community: Eritrean/Eritrean American

Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday

by Natalie C. Anderson

Age 12 or older

Community: Somali/Somali American

Lost Boys

by Darcey Rosenblatt

Age 10 or older

Community: Iranian/Iranian American, Iraqi/Iraqi American

My Beautiful Birds

by Suzanne Del Rizzo

Age 06 or older

Community: Syrian/Syrian American

Never Fall Down

by Patricia McCormick

Age 12 or older

Community: Cambodian/Cambodian American

Now is the Time for Running

by Michael Williams

Age 09 or older

Community: South African/South African American, Zimbabwean/Zimbabwean

Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein

by Ali Fadhil

Age 09 or older

Community: Iraqi/Iraqi American

Red Pencil

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Age 09 or older

Community: Sudanese/Sudanese American
Refugee 87

Refugee 87

by Ele Fountain

Age 10 or older

Community: Unspecified (African)

Silent Music

by James Rumford

Age 05 or older

Community: Iraqi/Iraqi American

Soldier Boy

by Keely Hutton

Age 12 or older

Community: Ugandan/Ugandan American

Son of a Gun

by Anne de Graaf

Age 08 or older

Community: Liberian/Liberian American

The Banana-Leaf Ball

by Katie Smith Milway

Age 08 or older

Community: Burundian/Burundian American

The Bite of the Mango

by Mariatu Kamara

Age 12 or older

Community: Sierra Leonean/Sierra Leonean American

The Bone Sparrow

by Zana Fraillon

Age 09 or older

Community: Muslim/Muslim American

The Breadwinner (Breadwinner, Book 1)

by Deborah Ellis

Age 11 or older

Community: Afghan/Afghan American

The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

by Deborah Ellis

Age 09 or older

Community: Afghan/Afghan American

The Cambodian Dancer

by Daryn Reicherter

Age 04 or older

Community: Cambodian/Cambodian American

The Day War Came

by Nicola Davies

Age 07 or older

Community: Unspecified

The Good Braider

by Terry Farish

Age 14 or older

Community: South Sudanese/South Sudanese American

The Roses in My Carpets

by Rukhsana Khan

Age 06 or older

Community: Afghan/Afghan American