Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award


on August 26, 2018


Josef’s family is fleeing Nazi Germany, Isabel’s family is trying to leave the riots and unrest of Cuba in 1994, and Mahmoud’s family is escaping the violence of modern – day Syria. Gratz weaves the harrowing journeys of these refugees into an exciting tale that describes the many struggles people face when fleeing their native countries for a better life elsewhere.

One Response to “Refugee”

  1. Carole Oglesby says:

    Why did Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud’s families leave their homes? What might have happened to their families if they had stayed?

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