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  • Dreams of Freedom

    Dreams of Freedom

    by Amnesty International

    This inspirational book, following We Are All Born Free, contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of freedom, from the freedom to have an education to that not to be hurt or tortured, the freedom to have a home and the freedom to be yourself. All the chosen quotations are in simple words that can be understood by young children. A 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People (National Council for the Social Studies-Children's Book Council) "I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried...

  • Juliane's Story - A Journey from Zimbabwe

    Juliane's Story - A Journey from Zimbabwe

    by Andy Glynne

    *Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $19.99* *Reduced by 25% - now $14.99*   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...

  • Mate and Me

    Mate and Me

    by Jennifer Loakes

    "The boy from upstairs plays in the yard. His name is Matata. I call him Mate for short. When I see him I shout, 'Hello Mate!', but he doesn't join in my games." When Mate moves in upstairs, he has an instant friend. But Mate is shy and learning to adapt to a new home. There's a new family downstairs too. A secret family. Where have the families come from and what happens when the downstairs family goes missing? Where will their silver treasures lead? A celebration of...

  • My Name Is Not Refugee

    My Name Is Not Refugee

    by Kate Milner

    A touching, timely and tender exploration of refugees and migration for the youngest readers. Narrated by a small boy about to undertake the treacherous journey with his mother, the story is told simply; in a tone that even the youngest of children will understand. The narrator asks direct questions, including the reader into its narrative and allowing both child and adult co-reader to reflect on the impact such a situation would have on their own life. This simple direct narrative is particularly effective, because the narrator is relatable; he still...

  • 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...

  • Refugees

    Refugees

    by David Miller

    Two wild ducks become refugees when their swap is drained. Their journey in search of a new place to live exposes them to danger, rejection and violence before they are given a new home. Award-winning artist David Miller tells their story with brightly coloured three-dimensional paper sculptures. Refugees was shortlisted for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award Softcover Full colour 32 pages  

  • The Ammuchi Puchi

    The Ammuchi Puchi

    by Sharanya Manivannan

    When Anjali and I were really little, we were sort of afraid of our grandmother, Ammuchi… Aditya and Anjali love listening to their grandmother’s stories, particularly the scary one about the ghost in the tree. But the night their grandmother passes away, all her stories seem to lose their meaning. Then something happens that is more mysterious and magical than any story. Could their grandmother still be with them after all? A poignant and moving story about bereavement and healing. Stunningly illustrated and told in gorgeous poetic prose. *Author Bio:* *Sharanya...

  • The Faraway Seed

    The Faraway Seed

    by Anna Boucaut

    A forest stood tall and proud, all its trees the same. One day a bird dropped a new seed in the forest and a different tree grew. Will the forest accept the new tree? With the theme being multiculturalism, acceptance and celebration of difference, this is the story of a little seed’s journey to acceptance against all obstacles laid out by the forest, eventually making the forest not so ‘perfect’ but very, very beautiful with its diversity and loveliness. This story is for all those who come from...

  • 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 all Born Free The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures

    We are all Born Free The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures

    by Amnesty International

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed on the 10th December 1948 as an enduring international commitment to human rights. It was compiled after World War Two to declare and protect the rights of all people from all countries. This beautiful collection, published 60 years on shows us that even the youngest child can understand why human rights are still of crucial importance. It reminds us how much they concern us all, young and old, all over the world. Adults as well as children will appreciate the artistic value...

  • 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.