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Best Middle-Grade Books of 2020 About Immigration and Refugees

  • CHILDREN'S

    SANTIAGO'S ROAD HOME

    MAY 5, 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    WE HAD TO BE BRAVE

    FEB. 4, 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    WHEN STARS ARE SCATTERED

    APRIL 14, 2020

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

WHEN STARS ARE SCATTERED

by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed ; illustrated by Victoria Jamieson with Iman Geddy

This engaging, heartwarming story does everything one can ask of a book, and then some. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BROTHER'S KEEPER

    JULY 21, 2020

CHILDREN'S

BROTHER'S KEEPER

by Julie Lee

A journey of wartime survival parallels the strength Sora needs to fight for her own dreams. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MAÑANALAND

    MARCH 3, 2020

CHILDREN'S

MAÑANALAND

by Pam Muñoz Ryan

This tightly packed, powerful fantasy contains resonant truths. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    YARA'S SPRING

    OCT. 13, 2020

CHILDREN'S

YARA'S SPRING

by Jamal Saeed & Sharon E. McKay ; illustrated by Nahid Kazemi

A tribute to refugees that shows them as the courageous survivors of unimaginable trauma. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    LAND OF THE CRANES

    SEPT. 15, 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    FLYING OVER WATER

    OCT. 20, 2020

CHILDREN'S

FLYING OVER WATER

by N.H. Senzai & Shannon Hitchcock

Movingly highlights a generation of youth at the center of progressive change. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CHANCE

    OCT. 13, 2020

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