Finding Refuge: Real-Life Immigration Stories From Young People

ISBN-10: 1541581601
ISBN-13: 9781541581609
Author: Rouse, Victorya
Interest Level: 6-12
Publisher: Zest Books

Publication Date: September 2021

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 264

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Interest Level

Grades 6-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 780L
Accelerated Reader Level: 6.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 10.0

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government *

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 70.8 million people around the world have been forced to leave their homes because of war or persecution as of 2019. Over fifty percent of these people are under the age of eighteen. English teacher Victorya Rouse has assembled a collection of real-world experiences of teen refugees from around the world. Learn where these young people came from, why they left, and how they arrived in the United States. Read about their struggles to adapt to a new language, culture, and high school experiences, along with updates about how they are doing now and what they hope their futures will look like. As immigration has catapulted into the current discourse, this poignant collection emphasizes the United States' rich tradition of welcoming people from all over the world.
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