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Author Butler, George, 1985- author, illustrator.
Title Drawn across borders : true stories of human migration / George Butler.
Pub Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Studio, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2021.
book jacket
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 304.82 BUT     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-YA  YA 304.82 BUT     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA 304.82 Butler     AVAILABLE
Edition First US edition.
Descript 46 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 x 29 cm
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Note Originally published in Great Britain in 2021 by Walker Books.
Contents Syria, Azaz 2012 -- Tajikistan, Dushanbe 2015 -- Myanmar, Magwe 2015 -- The Balkan route, Greece and Serbia 2015 -- Kenya, Amboseli and Kibera 2018 -- Iraq, West Mosul 2017 -- Serbia, Belgrade 2017 -- Syria, Turkish border 2013 -- Palestine, Gaza 2016 -- Iraq, Mosul 2018 -- Lebanon, Bekaa Valley 2011 -- Iraqi Kurdistan, Duhok 2018.
Summary "Resisting his own urge to walk away, award-winning artist George Butler took his sketchbook and made, over the course of a decade, a series of remarkable pen-and-ink and watercolor portraits in war zones, refugee camps, and on the move. While he worked, his subjects--migrants and refugees in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia--shared their stories. Theirs are the human stories behind the headlines that tell of fleeing poverty, disaster, and war, and of venturing into the unknown in search of jobs, education, and security. Whether sketching by the hospital bed of a ten-year-old Syrian boy who survived an airstrike, drawing the doll of a little Palestinian girl with big questions, or talking with a Masai herdsman forced to abandon his rural Kenyan home for the Kibera slums, George Butler turns reflective art and sensitive reportage into an eloquent cry for understanding and empathy."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile literature.
Rural-urban migration -- Juvenile literature.
Migration, Internal -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Juvenile literature.
Emigration and immigration.
Rural-urban migration.
Migration, Internal.
Genre Picture books.
ISBN 9781536217759
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