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LocationClark County
Call No325.21 Kukl
TitleIn search of safety : voices of refugees / written & photographed by Susan Kuklin.
AuthorKuklin, Susan. author, photographer.
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293101830680325.21 Kukl6/26/2020 AvailableClark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9780763679606
International Standard Book Number 0763679607
Personal Name Kuklin, Susan. author, photographer.
Title Statement In search of safety : voices of refugees / written & photographed by Susan Kuklin.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020.
Physical Description 246 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-243) and index.
Summary, Etc. "Five refugees recount their courageous journeys to America -- and the unimaginable struggles that led them to flee their homelands -- in a powerful work from the author of Beyond Magenta and We Are Here to Stay. "From 1984, when I was born, until July 16, 2017, when I arrived in the United States, I never lived in a place where there was no war." -- Fraidoon An Iraqi woman who survived capture by ISIS. A Sudanese teen growing up in civil war and famine. An Afghan interpreter for the U.S. Army living under threat of a fatwa. They are among the five refugees who share their stories in award-winning author and photographer Susan Kuklin's latest masterfully crafted narrative. The five, originally from Afghanistan, Myanmar, South Sudan, Iraq, and Burundi, give gripping first-person testimonies about what it is like to flee war, face violent threats, grow up in a refugee camp, be sold into slavery, and resettle in America. Illustrated with full-color photographs of the refugees' new lives in Nebraska, this work is essential reading for understanding the devastating impact of war and persecution -- and the power of resilience, optimism, and the will to survive. Included in the end matter are chapter notes, information on resettlement and U.S. citizenship, historical time lines of war and political strife in the refugees' countries of origin, resources for further reading, and an index."--Amazon.com.
Target Audience Note 09-UP.
Target Audience Note 14-UP.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Refugees.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Refugees Social conditions.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Forced migration.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Refugees Social life and customs.

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