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Author Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author.
Title A refugee's journey from Guatemala / Heather Hudak.
Pub Info New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2018]
©2018
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 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 750L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.0 1 1 192770
Includes index.
Contents Leaving Guatemala -- My homeland, Guatemala -- Martinez's story: my life before the gangs -- The conflict in Guatemala -- Martinez's story: my life is changed forever -- Nations unite to send help -- Martinez's story: fleeing Quetzaltenango -- What paths do refugees take? -- Martinez's story: my life in Tapachula -- Some countries welcome refugees -- Martinez's story: my new home in Mexico -- Challenges refugees face -- You can help!
Summary Martinez s life in Guatemala is turned upside down when gangs harm and threaten the people in his neighborhood. He must leave his friends and two dogs behind when he and his family are smuggled to a refugee camp in Mexico, where thousands of families escaping violence hope to find safety. Interspersed with facts about Guatemala and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about gangs there and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Subject Refugees -- Guatemala -- Juvenile literature.
Refugee children -- Guatemala -- Juvenile literature.
Related To Online version: Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author. Refugee's journey from Guatemala New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2018] 9781427119704 (DLC) 2017039089
ISBN 9780778736738 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778736733 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
9780778736790 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778736792 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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