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Author Barghoorn, Linda, author.
Title A refugee's journey from Colombia / Linda Barghoorn.
Pub Info New York : Crabtree Publishing, [2018]
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 305.9 Lea     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Leaving my homeland
Leaving my homeland.
Audience 780L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.1 0.5 0.5 192769
Includes index.
Contents Leaving Colombia -- My homeland, Colombia -- Andres's story: life in Colombia -- War in Colombia -- Andres's story: living with conflict -- Child soldiers -- Andres's story: escaping to Bogota -- What paths do refugees take? -- Andres's story: flight to Ecuador -- Challenges refugees face -- Andres's story: struggles in Ibarra -- Hope for the future? -- You can help!
Summary Andres dreams about peace in his homeland of Colombia, where fighting has been going on for more than 50 years. When rebel groups threaten his family, they flee their home to find safety in the neighboring country of Ecuador where they face an uncertain future. Interspersed with facts about Colombia and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the decades of conflict there and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Subject Refugees -- Columbia -- Juvenile literature.
Refugee children -- Colombia -- Juvenile literature.
Related To Online version: Barghoorn, Linda, author. Refugee's journey from Colombia New York : Crabtree Publishing, [2018] 9781427119698 (DLC) 2017040409
ISBN 9780778736721 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778736725 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
9780778736783 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778736784 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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