by Alan Gratz Year Published: 2021 Historical Fiction

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Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

Read Refugee by Alan Gratz and take an unforgettable journey as you follow the stories of three young people from different time periods and backgrounds, each seeking refuge. There's Josef, escaping Nazi Germany in the 1930s, Isabel, fleeing Cuba on a makeshift raft in 1994, and Mahmoud, leaving war-torn Syria in 2015.  Join them as they embark on perilous journeys, facing danger, uncertainty, and heartbreaking choices. You'll witness their courage, resilience, and the power of hope in the face of unimaginable challenges. "Refugee" will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions, teach you about different cultures and historical events, and ultimately remind you of the importance of compassion and understanding. Get ready to be inspired and moved by this gripping tale of survival and humanity.