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Sami loves his life in Damascus, Syria, but when war breaks out his parents decide they must flee their home for the safety of the UK. Boy, Everywhere chronicles their harrowing journey and struggle to settle in a new land. Forced to sell all their belongings and leave their friends and beloved grandmother behind, Sami and his family travel across the Middle East to Turkey, where they end up in a smuggler's den. From there, they cross the treacherous waters of the Mediterranean and manage to fly to England, only to be separated and detained in an immigration prison for the crime of seeking asylum. Yet the transition from refugee to immigrant in a new life will be the greatest challenge Sami has ever faced.  Based on the experiences of real Syrian refugees, this thoughtful middle-grade novel is the rare book to delve deeply into this years-long crisis. Sami's story is one of survival, of family and friendship, of bravery and longing ... Sami could be any one of us.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library X DASSU (Text) 37801000682037 Juvenile Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 07/23/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1643791966
  • ISBN: 9781643791968
  • Physical Description: 397 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books, Inc., [2021]

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Sami loves his life in Damascus, Syria, but when war breaks out his parents decide they must flee their home for the safety of the UK. Boy, Everywhere chronicles their harrowing journey and struggle to settle in a new land. Forced to sell all their belongings and leave their friends and beloved grandmother behind, Sami and his family travel across the Middle East to Turkey, where they end up in a smuggler's den. From there, they cross the treacherous waters of the Mediterranean and manage to fly to England, only to be separated and detained in an immigration prison for the crime of seeking asylum. Yet the transition from refugee to immigrant in a new life will be the greatest challenge Sami has ever faced.  Based on the experiences of real Syrian refugees, this thoughtful middle-grade novel is the rare book to delve deeply into this years-long crisis. Sami's story is one of survival, of family and friendship, of bravery and longing ... Sami could be any one of us.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-14 Tu Books an imprint of Lee & Low Books, Inc.
Grades 7-9 Tu Books an imprint of Lee & Low Books, Inc.
Subject: Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Syrians > England > Juvenile fiction.
Syria > History > Civil War, 2011- > Juvenile fiction.
Summary: Sami loves his life in Damascus, Syria, but when war breaks out his parents decide they must flee their home for the safety of the UK. Boy, Everywhere chronicles their harrowing journey and struggle to settle in a new land. Forced to sell all their belongings and leave their friends and beloved grandmother behind, Sami and his family travel across the Middle East to Turkey, where they end up in a smuggler's den. From there, they cross the treacherous waters of the Mediterranean and manage to fly to England, only to be separated and detained in an immigration prison for the crime of seeking asylum. Yet the transition from refugee to immigrant in a new life will be the greatest challenge Sami has ever faced.  Based on the experiences of real Syrian refugees, this thoughtful middle-grade novel is the rare book to delve deeply into this years-long crisis. Sami's story is one of survival, of family and friendship, of bravery and longing ... Sami could be any one of us.

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