Refugee

Written by:
Alan Gratz

Unabridged Audiobook

Ratings
Book
150
Narrator
29
Release Date
July 2017
Duration
7 hours 37 minutes
Summary
A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge.

A New York Times bestseller!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 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . .All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers -- from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together in the end.This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home.
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Jennifer F

Loved it! This book is super popular with my high school students, so I thought I'd check it out. Fell in love the first 5 minutes. Cried a lot throughout, with no regrets.

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Anonymous

I’m reading it in school and it is so good

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Nelly N.

I like that the 3 stories are 3 different narrators. It was fun that when each story was at an exciting part, the next chapter was about a different character. Great historical fiction book for 6th grade and up. Loved it!

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Sydney

This is my read aloud and we are always asking for one more chapter. So good!!!!

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