South Sudanese/South Sudanese American

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

by Mary Williams

Age 07 or older

Themes: Loss of Childhood, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Don’t Look Back: A Memoir of War, Survival, and My Journey from Sudan to America

by Achut Deng

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Human Rights Violation: Genocide, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: War/Conflict, 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

Joseph’s Big Ride

by Terry Farish

Age 05 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Video, Refugee Camp, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by Individual, Welcoming Library Selection

The Good Braider

by Terry Farish

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Dating, Loss of Childhood, Multiracial Identity, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Sexual Violence, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Christian
Walk Toward the Rising Sun

Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace

by Ger Duany

Age 12 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Human Rights Violation: Child Soldiers, Loss of Childhood, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict