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Author Mason, Helen, 1950- author.
Title A refugee's journey from Afghanistan / written by Helen Mason.
Pub Info New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing, 2017.
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 362.779 MAS     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 305.9 Lea     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Children's  J 362.779 MASON     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Series Leaving my homeland
Leaving my homeland.
Note Includes index.
Contents Leaving Afghanistan -- My homeland, Afghanistan -- Sonita's story : my life before the war -- The Afghan conflict -- Sonita's story : we flee from Kabul -- S.O.S. : we need help -- Life in a refugee camp -- Sonita's story : my life in Kot Chandana -- Some countries welcome refugees -- Sonita's story : my uncle heads to Europe -- Challenges for refugees -- Sonits's story : my family returns to Afghanistan -- How you can help Afghan refugees -- Glossary -- Learning more -- Index and about the author.
Summary Sonita was born in a refugee camp in Pakistan after her family fled Afghanistan during the war in the early 2000s. Unwelcome in Pakistan, her family returns to Afghanistan, where Sonita and her family face new challenges. Interspersed with facts about Afghanistan and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the decades of conflict in Afghanistan and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Subject Refugees -- Afghanistan.
Refugee children -- Afghanistan.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Juvenile literature.
Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Related To Online version: Mason, Helen, 1950- author. Refugee's journey from Afghanistan. New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing, 2017 9781427118783 (DLC) 2016059638
ISBN 9780778731252 (reinforced library binding ; alk. paper)
0778731251 (reinforced library binding ; alk. paper)
9780778731290 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0778731294 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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