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The Resource Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees, Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare

Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees, Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare

Label
Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees
Title
Stormy seas
Title remainder
stories of young boat refugees
Statement of responsibility
Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A desperate last hope for safety and freedom. The plight of refugees risking their lives at sea has, unfortunately, made the headlines all too often in the past few years. This book presents five true stories, from 1939 to today, about young people who lived through the harrowing experience of setting sail in search of asylum: Ruth and her family board the St. Louis to escape Nazism; Phu sets out alone from war-torn Vietnam; José tries to reach the United States from Cuba; Najeeba flees Afghanistan and the Taliban; and after losing his family, Mohamed abandons his village on the Ivory Coast in search of a new life
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2017.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560218
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leatherdale, Mary Beth
Dewey number
305.9/06914
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 10-12
  • 890L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shakespeare, Eleanor
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Refugees
  • Refugee children
  • Refugees
  • Refugee children
  • Refugees
  • Refugee children
  • Refugees
  • Refugee children
  • Refugee children
  • Refugees
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories of young boat refugees
Label
Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees, Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 54)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1796526
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
56 pages
Isbn
9781554518968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781554518968
  • (OCoLC)954430068
Label
Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees, Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 54)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1796526
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
56 pages
Isbn
9781554518968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781554518968
  • (OCoLC)954430068

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