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  • Ali's Story - A Journey from Afghanistan

    Ali's Story - A Journey from Afghanistan

    by Andy Glynne

    This picture book tells the story of 10-year-old refugee Ali who, accompanied by his grandmother, flees his home country of Afghanistan to avoid the conflict caused by war. Told in Ali's own words, it documents the feelings of alienation, separation and suffering that war can place on immigrant children and their families, and the thread of hope that can help them overcome their ordeal. The BAFTA award-winning Seeking Refuge stories were originally produced as animations for the BBC. These powerful and evocative stories have now been captured in book form...

  • Juliane's Story - A Journey from Zimbabwe

    Juliane's Story - A Journey from Zimbabwe

    by Andy Glynne

    This picture book captures a real-life account of a young girl's journey from Zimbabwe to seek asylum in a new country. This picture book tells the story of 12-year-old refugee Juliane. At the age of three Juliane was separated from her mother due to the conflicts happening in her home country of Zimbabwe. Told in Juliane's own words, the story tells of her distress and isolation while growing up in an African orphanage, until an incredible chance meeting with her mother reunites the two of them. They apply for political...

  • My Two Blankets

    My Two Blankets

    by Irena Kobald

    In this stunning multicultural picture book illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medalist Freya Blackwood, a young girl has moved to a new country with her auntie, and misses all she's ever known. Everything in her new country feels so strange: the animals, the plants--even the wind. To comfort herself, she creates a safe place under her old blanket, which is made out of memories, thoughts, and reminders of home. After meeting a new friend in the park, the girl begins to weave a new blanket--one made of friendship, new...

  • The Little Refugee

    The Little Refugee

    by Anh Do

    Anh Do's inspirational story about his family's incredible escape from war-torn Vietnam and his childhood in Australia, told especially for children. Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, 'Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay.' Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. It was a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms,...

  • We Are One

    We Are One

    by Jennifer Black

    The essential message of the book is that while we may all look, feel, behave differently, and come in different shapes and sizes (including forms) from different parts of the world, We Are One. This message will promote understanding, unity, love and connection with all aspects of our fellow man and creatures alike. It promotes acceptance of all beings and is line with all spiritual teachings. Awarded ‘Gold’ in Mom’s Choice Awards </p>

  • Whoever You Are

    Whoever You Are

    by Mem Fox and Leslie Staub

    Every day all over Australia, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. And their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are just like you. This story weaves its way across cultures and generations, celebrating the bond that unites us all.