Syrian/Syrian American

Saving Stella

by Bassel Abou Fakher

Age 04 or older

Themes: Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, The Arts

Sea Prayer

by Khaled Hosseini

Age 15 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Sisters of the War

by Rania Abouzeid

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey

by Margriet Ruurs

Age 05 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Arabic/English, Canadian Connection, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: Video, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Story Boat

by Kyo Maclear

Age 03 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Ukrainian/English, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Family Relationship: Siblings, Refugee Journey, Welcoming by Community, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Swimming Toward a Dream

by Reem Faruqi

Age 04 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Sports, Unaccompanied Minors

Tagging Freedom

by Rhonda Roumani

Age 08 or older

Themes: Activism, Allyship, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Racial, Discrimination: Religious, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Starred Review, The Arts

Team Fugee

by Dirk McLean

Age 10 or older

Themes: Adoption, Cross-Group Friendship

The Boy At the Back of the Class

by Onjali Q. Rauf

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by School

The Cat Man of Aleppo

by Karim Shamsi-Basha

Age 05 and older

Themes: Award Winner, Citizenship, Community Action, Engagement Tool: Video, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict

The Fox Girl and the White Gazelle

by Victoria Williamson

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim

The Most Beautiful Thing I Have Ever Seen

by Nadia Devi Umadat

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming by Individual

The Next New Syrian Girl

by Ream Shukairy

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees

by Don Brown

Age 15 or older

Themes: Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Tomorrow

by Nadine Kaadan

Age 05 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents

Tournament Fugee

by Dirk McLean

Age 10 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Welcome to Nowhere

by Elizabeth Laird

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict
Welcome to the New World

Welcome to the New World

by Jake Halpern

Age 15 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Religious, Education & Literacy, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Muslim

Wild Poppies

by Haya Saleh

Age 10 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Siblings, Human Rights Violation: Child Soldiers, Loss of Childhood, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Trauma & Healing: Physical Assault, Trauma & Recovery: Substance Use

Without Refuge

by Jane Mitchell

Age 09 or older

Themes: Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee

Zenobia

by Morten Durr

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict