Winners of the Syrian Refugee Novel NOWHERE BOY

New in Paperback

I’m Your Neighbor Books is delighted to announce that Katherine Marsh’s acclaimed Syrian refugee novel Nowhere Boy (MacKids) is now available in paperback. Many educators and community groups have been eager to use the book in community-wide, school-wide, and full classroom reads to create conversations on immigration and allyship. The release of this award-winning paperback makes all of these conversations possible!

“This well-crafted and suspenseful novel touches on the topics of refugees and immigrant integration, terrorism, Islam, Islamophobia, and the Syrian war with sensitivity and grace.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“A hopeful story about recovery, empathy, and the bravery of young people.” —Booklist
“A resistance novel for our time.” —The New York Times

Reader and Educator Guide

I’m Your Neighbor Books and DiversifiED Consulting created an extensive guide to exploring the novel in any setting with readers ages 10 or older. View & Download the Free Guide

“If a global crisis is a collection of thousands of personal stories, what do we all gain from knowing those stories and one another?” —Guiding Question in Reader and Educator Guide

Paperback Book Giveaway Winners

The following US immigrant service organizations, educators, librarians, and community groups won a single copy of the novel thanks to a generous donation by MacKids.

Abington public school Sharon Massachusetts
Anderson-Lee Library Silver Creek New York
Ann T. Lynch ES Las Vegas Nevada
Anthony ISD Anthony Texas
Astor County Library Astor Florida
Bangor School Department Bangor Maine
Brighton Schools Fairport New York
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Buffalo New York
Burlington High School Library Burlington Vermont
Butte-Silver Bow Public Library Butte Montana
Charlotte Public Library Charlotte Texas
Chestnut Ridge Middle School Newburgh New York
Collingswood Public Schools Cherry Hill New Jersey
Cypress Falls High School Houston Texas
Deerfield Public Library Deerfield Illinois
East Baton Rouge Parish Library Baton Rouge Louisiana
Edu intern Dahlonega Georgia
Educator Cape Elizabeth Maine
Educator Pittsford New York
Educator Fountain Valley California
ELA Educator Sacramento California
Erie County Department of Health Erie Pennsylvania
F.D. Raub Middle School Allentown Pennsylvania
Falmouth Elementary School Falmouth Maine
Forestbrook Middle School Myrtle Beach South Carolina
Graceville Public Library Graceville Minnesota
Henderson Inclusion School Dorchester Massachusetts
Holland Middle Saugatuck Michigan
John F Kennedy Middle School Natick Massachusetts
Kansas City International Academy Kansas City Missouri
McKinley Elementary Tulsa Oklahoma
MSAD 17 – Oxford Elementary School Norway Maine
Portland Public Schools Portland Maine
PS 174Q Flushing New York
Roosevelt Elementary Mesa Arizona
Saccarappa Elementary School Westbrook Maine
San Dieguito Academy High School Encinitas California
Stewart Manor School West Hempstead New York
Sunset Hill Elementary School LAWRENCE Kansas
Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School Irvine California
Thomas Jefferson Middle School Spotswood New Jersey
Torrington Public Schools Torrington Connecticut
Tri-Valley School Library Healy Alaska
Trinity ISD Trinity Texas
Twelve Corners Middle School Rochester New York
West Fargo Public Schools West Fargo North Dakota
Williamsville East High School East Amherst New York

2 Responses to “Winners of the Syrian Refugee Novel NOWHERE BOY”

  1. Richard Barnes

    Should I win- please donate my copy to a needy school or library.