Iraqi/Iraqi American

A Refugee’s Journey from Iraq

by Ellen Rodger

Age 09 or older

Themes: Refugee Journey, Refugee: Persecution

Children of War: Voices of Iraqi Refugees

by Deborah Ellis

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Far From Home: Refugees and Migrants Fleeing War, Persecution, and Poverty

by Cath Senker

Age 11 or older

Themes: Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Hidden

by Miriam Halahmy

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Deportation, Refugee: Undocumented, Refugee: War/Conflict

Hollow Fires

by Samira Ahmed

Age 12 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

In Search of Safety: Voices of Refugees

by Susan Kuklin

Age 14 or older

Themes: Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Genre: Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: "Cartography" Companion Reads, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Sexual Violence, Refugee: Undocumented, Refugee: War/Conflict

IraqiGirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq

by IraqiGirl

Age 12 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Refugee: War/Conflict

Lost Boys

by Darcey Rosenblatt

Age 10 or older

Themes: Family Separation: By Detention, Human Rights Violation: Child Soldiers, Loss of Childhood, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

My America

by Karen Katz

Age 02 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Immigrant: Education, Multilingual Character

No Safe Place

by Deborah Ellis

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Human Rights Violation: Trafficking, Migrant Smuggling, Refugee: Undocumented, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Not The Girls You’re Looking For

by Aminah Mae Safi

Age 12 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Siblings, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Muslim

Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein

by Ali Fadhil

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Loss of Childhood, Religious Background: Muslim

Remembering Mom’s Kubbat Halab

by Medeia Sharif

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Silent Music

by James Rumford

Age 05 or older

Themes: Educator Resource, Loss of Childhood, The Arts, Welcoming Library Selection

The White Zone

by Carolyn Marsden

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Loss of Childhood, Religious Background: Muslim