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  • A time of miracles [downloadable ebook]

    A time of miracles2010

    by Anne-Laure Bondoux

    (1,353)

    Summary: In the early 1990s, a boy with a mysterious past and the woman who cares for him endure a five-year journey across the war-torn Caucasus and Europe, weathering hardships and welcoming unforgettable...  more »

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  • The red pencil

    The red pencil2014

    by Andrea Davis Pinkney

    (6,370)

    Summary: After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PINKNEY

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Lily's crossing [downloadable audiobook]

    Lily's crossing2008

    by Patricia Reilly Giff

    (9,145)

    Summary: Every summer Lily and her father go to her family's house in Rockaway, near the Atlantic Ocean. But the summer of 1944 is different. World War II has called Lily's father overseas, Lily's best friend...  more »

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  • Strength in what remains [downloadable audiobook] / a journey of rememberance and forgiveness

    Strength in what remains / a journey of rememberance and forgiveness2009

    by Tracy Kidder

    (15,721)

    Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the modern classics Mountains Beyond Mountains and The Soul of a New Machine returns with the extraordinary true story of a young man and his will to survive. In...  more »

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  • Strength in what remains [downloadable ebook]

    Strength in what remains2009

    by Tracy Kidder

    (15,721)

    Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder returns with the extraordinary true story of Deo, a young man who arrives in America from Burundi in search of a new life. After surviving a civil war...  more »

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  • Diamonds in the shadow [downloadable ebook]

    Diamonds in the shadow2007

    by Caroline B Cooney

    (1,725)

    Summary: The Finches, a Connecticut family, sponsor an African refugee family of four, all of whom have been scarred by the horrors of civil war, and who inadvertently put their benefactors in harm's way.

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  • Trouble [downloadable ebook]

    Trouble2010

    by Gary D Schmidt

    (3,403)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old Henry, wishing to honor his brother Franklin's dying wish, sets out to hike Maine's Mount Katahdin with his best friend and dog. But fate adds another companion--the Cambodian...  more »

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  • A faraway island [downloadable ebook]

    A faraway island2009

    by Annika Thor

    (1,416)

    Summary: In 1939 Sweden, two Jewish sisters wait for their parents to flee the Nazis in Austria, but while eight-year-old Nellie settles in quickly, twelve-year-old Stephie feels stranded at the end of the...  more »

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  • The refugees

    The refugees2017

    by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    (18,146)

    Summary: A collection of stories, written over a twenty-year period, examines the Vietnamese experience in America as well as questions of home, family, and identity.

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    Call #: F NGUYEN

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Liberty's exiles : American loyalists in the revolutionary world

    Liberty's exiles : American loyalists in the revolutionary world2011

    by Maya Jasanoff

    (882)

    Summary: At the end of the American Revolution, 60,000 Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first...  more »

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    Call #: 973.3 JAS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Liberty's exiles [downloadable ebook] / American loyalists in the revolutionary world

    Liberty's exiles / American loyalists in the revolutionary world2011

    by Maya Jasanoff

    (882)

    Summary: At the end of the American Revolution, 60,000 Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first...  more »

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  • Refugees throughout history : searching for safety

    Refugees throughout history : searching for safety2018

    by Gary Wiener

    (1)

    Summary: Refugees search for safety in new countries after they are forced to leave home, but some people are afraid of them and treat them poorly in the countries they escape to. Learning about the history...  more »

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    Call #: 325.1 WIE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The refugees [eBook]

    The refugees2017

    by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    (18,284)

    Summary: A collection of stories, written over a twenty-year period, examines the Vietnamese experience in America as well as questions of home, family, and identity.

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  • Refugee [Playaway]

    Refugee2017

    by Alan Gratz

    (50,729)

    Summary: Josef is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. Isabel is a Cuban girl in...  more »

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    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F GRATZ

    Location: Junior Playaways

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  • Refugee

    Refugee2017

    by Alan Gratz

    (51,221)

    Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a...  more »

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    Call #: J F GRATZ

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Refugee [CD book]

    Refugee2017

    by Alan Gratz (read by Michael Goldstrom )

    (51,418)

    Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F GRATZ

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

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  • Refugee [eAudio]

    Refugee2017

    by Alan Gratz

    Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a...  more »

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  • The naked don't fear the water : an underground journey with Afghan refugees

    The naked don't fear the water : an underground journey with Afghan refugees2022

    by Matthieu Aikins

    (1,065)

    Summary: In 2016, a young Afghan driver and translator named Omar makes the heart-wrenching choice to flee his war-torn country, saying goodbye to Laila, the love of his life, without knowing when they might...  more »

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    Call #: 325.1 AIK

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The unwanted : stories of the Syrian refugees

    The unwanted : stories of the Syrian refugees2018

    by Don Brown

    (2,821)

    Summary: Starting in 2011, refugees flood out of war-torn Syria in Exodus-like proportions. The surprising flood of victims overwhelms neighboring countries, and chaos follows. Resentment in host nations...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.91 BRO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The good governor : Robert Ray and the Indochinese refugees of Iowa

    The good governor : Robert Ray and the Indochinese refugees of Iowa2017

    by Matthew R Walsh

    (9)

    Summary: After Americans withdrew from the Vietnam War, Indochinese allies faced imprisonment, torture and death under communist regimes. The Tai Dam, an ethnic group from northern Vietnam, campaigned for...  more »

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    Call #: 977.7 WAL 2017 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival

    A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival2017

    by Melissa Fleming

    (5,126)

    Summary: The extraordinary story of one refugee's quest to find a new life in the midst of one the most pressing international crises of our time. Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight. Just debris from...  more »

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    Call #: 956.91 FLE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Human migration

    Human migration2020

    Summary: People around the world move from their homes for different reasons. Some seek opportunity. Others are fleeing dangerous conditions or have been displaced by environmental disasters. How welcoming...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 HUM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The day of the pelican [downloadable ebook]

    The day of the pelican2010

    by Katherine Paterson

    (967)

    Summary: In 1998, when the Kosovo hostilities escalate, Meli's life as an ethnic Albanian changes forever after her brother escapes his Serbian captors and their family flees from one refugee camp to another until they can get to America.

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  • Infidel [Playaway]

    Infidel2007

    by Ayaan Hirsi Ali (read by Hirsi Ali Ayaan )

    Summary: Award-winning humanitarian Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells her life story. A deeply respected advocate for free speech and women's rights, Hirsi Ali also lives under armed protection because of her outspoken...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY B HIRSI

    Location: Adult Playaways

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  • Salt to the sea : a novel
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    Salt to the sea : a novel2016

    by Ruta Sepetys

    (169,725)

    Summary: "As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: YA F SEPETYS

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Salt to the sea [CD book]

    Salt to the sea2016

    by Ruta Sepetys (read by Jorjeana Marie )

    (169,725)

    Summary: "As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull." -- Provided by publisher

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F SEPETYS

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

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  • Hitler's secret : a novel

    Hitler's secret : a novel2013

    by William Osborne

    (1,339)

    Summary: In June 1941, Otto and Leni, two young refugees from the Nazis living in England, are sent on a secret mission to Bavaria, to extract a young girl attending a summer camp, and who may hold the key to the war.

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    Call #: YA F OSBORNE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The ungrateful refugee : what immigrants never tell you

    The ungrateful refugee : what immigrants never tell you2019

    by Dina Nayeri

    (3,371)

    Summary: What is it like to be a refugee? It is a question many of us do not give much thought to, and yet there are more than 25 million refugees in the world. At age eight, Dina Nayeri fled Iran along with...  more »

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    Call #: 325.1 NAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • A dangerous crossing

    A dangerous crossing2018

    by Ausma Zehanat Khan

    Series: Rachel Getty And Esa Khattak Novels - #4

    (687)

    Summary: In the next book in Ausma Khan's powerful, critically acclaimed series, Muslim detective Esa Khattak and his partner, Rachel Getty, travel across Europe in search of an old friend, who's gone missing...  more »

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    Call #: F KHAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • All Saints [DVD]

    All Saints2017

    Summary: Based on the inspiring true story of salesman turned pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA ALL

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • A crack in the sea

    A crack in the sea2017

    by H. M. Bouwman

    (691)

    Summary: "Pip, a young boy who can speak to fish, and his sister Kinchen set off on a great adventure, joined by twins with magical powers, refugees fleeing post-war Vietnam, and some helpful sea monsters." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: YA F BOUWMAN

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Exodus [DVD]. The journey continues

    Exodus . The journey continues2018

    Summary: The intimate stories of refugees and migrants, caught in Europe's tightened borders. Amid the ongoing migration crisis, the film follows personal journeys over two years, as countries become less welcoming to those seeking refuge.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 325.1 EXO

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Threads : from the refugee crisis

    Threads : from the refugee crisis2017

    by Kate Evans , artist

    (577)

    Summary: With a heavy heart and bearing artistic gifts, Kate Evans draws the faces of refugees coming from Syria, Africa, and elsewhere to "The Jungle," a makeshift camp in Calais, France, and in doing so...  more »

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    Call #: 944 EVA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Children of Syria [DVD]

    Children of Syria2016

    Summary: Presents the story of four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo, Syria, and their escape to a new life in Germany. The film follows the family over three years, from the siege of their city, to the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 956.91 CHI

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Like a dandelion

    Like a dandelion2021

    by Huy Voun Lee , illustrator

    (170)

    Summary: Like feathery seeds, a young girl and her mother take flight, putting down roots in an adopted country. Soon they blossom in their new home, strong and beautiful among hundreds of others just like...  more »

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    Call #: J P NEIGHBOR LEE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Neighbors

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Star trek. The unsettling stars

    Star trek. The unsettling stars2020

    by Alan Dean Foster

    (472)

    Summary: Taking place in an alternate timeline created when the Starship Kelvin was destroyed by a Romulan invader from the future, this all-new tale follows Captain James T. Kirk and an inexperienced crew...  more »

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    Call #: F STAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • In this grave hour : a novel

    In this grave hour : a novel2017

    by Jacqueline Winspear

    Series: Maisie Dobbs Series - #13

    (15,125)

    Summary: When listeners last heard Maisie Dobbs, it was 1938, and the world was on the brink of war. Maisie herself was on a dangerous mission inside Nazi Germany, where she encountered an old enemy and the...  more »

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    Call #: F WINSPEAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • In this grave hour [CD book] : a Maisie Dobbs novel

    In this grave hour : a Maisie Dobbs novel2017

    by Jacqueline Winspear (read by Orlagh Cassidy)

    Series: Maisie Dobbs Series - #13

    Summary: When listeners last heard Maisie Dobbs, it was 1938, and the world was on the brink of war. Maisie herself was on a dangerous mission inside Nazi Germany, where she encountered an old enemy and the...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK F WINSPEAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

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  • In this grave hour [eBook] : a novel

    In this grave hour : a novel2017

    by Jacqueline Winspear

    (15,200)

    Summary: When listeners last heard Maisie Dobbs, it was 1938, and the world was on the brink of war. Maisie herself was on a dangerous mission inside Nazi Germany, where she encountered an old enemy and the...  more »

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  • In this grave hour [eAudio] : a Maisie Dobbs novel

    In this grave hour : a Maisie Dobbs novel2017

    by Jacqueline Winspear

    (15,241)

    Summary: When listeners last heard Maisie Dobbs, it was 1938, and the world was on the brink of war. Maisie herself was on a dangerous mission inside Nazi Germany, where she encountered an old enemy and the...  more »

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