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A Country to Call Home

A Country to Call Home

Published: 31 May 2018

Paperback / softback, 256 pages

Recommended for age 9+ , 11+ and 14+

By Lucy Popescu

Published by Unbound

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An anthology on the experiences of young refugees and asylum seekers including tales of home, and missing it; poems about the dangerous journeys undertaken and life in the refugee camps; stories about prejudice, but also stories of children's fortitude, their dreams and aspirations. 

It is intended as a reminder of our shared humanity, seeking to challenge the negative narratives that so often cloud our view of these vulnerable young people, and prevent us giving them the empathy they deserve. The book includes stories, flash fiction, poetry and original artwork from some of our finest children's writers: Michael Morpurgo, David Almond, Chris Riddell, Moniza Alvi, Simon Armitage, Sita Brahmachari, Eoin Colfer, Kit de Waal, Peter Kalu, Judith Kerr, Patrice Lawrence, Anna Perera, the late Christine Pullein-Thompson, Bali Rai and S. F.Said.

The refugee experience set

A collection of books exploring refugee experiences.