A Refugee's Journey From Yemen

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119742

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Sahar misses her life in Yemen before the terrible civil war started. When her home is bombed and she loses her baby brother, she and her family make the dangerous boat journey to a refugee camp. Sahar and her family end up journeying to Canada as refugees, where they adjust to a very different life. Interspersed with facts about Yemen and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the conflict there and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.

Reading Level
Lexile
710L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
R
ATOS
4.6
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity People & Places Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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