Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

A Refugee Family's Journey

Book - 2016
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In this picturebook, a young girl and her family are forced to flee their village to escape the civil war that has engulfed Syria and make their way toward freedom in Europe.
Publisher: [Victoria, British Columbia] : Orca Book Publishers, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781459814905
Branch Call Number: J FIC EASY
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 21 x 25 cm


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vpl_childrens Dec 10, 2015

Rama lives in Syria, where life grows increasingly difficult. Soon, her family decides that it is time to leave. Will they safely find a new home? The text is in both English and Arabic and is accompanied by stunning stone artwork.

Told in English and Arabic, this story follows a refugee family's escape from civil war in Syria. The artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr illustrates their journey to a new land – taking only what they could carry on their backs to build a new life. For ages 5 and up.

This story is a collaboration between an author and a Syrian artist who creates images with stones. A young girl and her family must escape Syria and this beautiful book presents their journey to safety.

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Mar 10, 2017

This book is really beautifully written and the pictures that accompany the book are amazing. Well worth it to read and share with family and friends.

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