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"Omar and his younger brother Hassan live in a refugee camp, and when an opportunity for Omar to get an education comes along, he must decide between going to school every day or caring for his nonverbal brother in this intimate and touching portrayal of family and daily life in a refugee camp"--Provided by publisher.
Ahmed is a doctor working in a far flung outpost of humanity. His way was paid for by the leaders of his faith and his atheism is a guarded secret. His encounters with the "kite people" will cause him to doubt his whole worldview however when the aliens start dying and escalating tensions between religious extremists threatens to destroy the colony's peace. Spencer Ellsworth's WHEN STARS ARE SCATTERED is a moving story about alien contact, religious...
"Muhammad Najem was only eight years old when the war in Syria began. He was thirteen when his beloved Baba, his father, was killed in a bombing while praying. By fifteen, Muhammad didn’t want to hide anymore—he wanted to act. He was determined to reveal what families like his were enduring in Syria: bombings by their own government and days hiding in dark underground shelters. Armed with the camera on his phone and the support of his family,...
"Esta increíble novela gráfica está basada en la experiencia de Omar y su hermano Hassán en el campo de refugiados de la ONU en Dadaab, Kenia, donde vivieron toda su infancia. A pesar de las condiciones difíciles del campo, Omar descubre la maravillosa oportunidad de ir a la escuela, algo que le da a su vida una visión esperanzadora del futuro. Este libro es necesario porque representa una mirada íntima, importante y real a la vida cotidiana...
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