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Author Rodger, Ellen, author.

Title A refugee's journey from the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Ellen Rodger.

Publication Info. St. Catharines, ON ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2017]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 362.779 ROD    TRACE
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Description 32 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Leaving my homeland.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Summary Eight-year-old Etienne and his family live in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Kidnapped by a rebel army and forced to be a child soldier, Etienne finally escapes and is sent to a camp for freed child soldiers. He is reunited with his family who then flee the country, arriving as refugees in Canada. Interspersed with facts about the DRC and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the experiences of child soldiers and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Audience 780L Lexile
Note 780L Lexile
Subject Refugees -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Canada -- Juvenile literature.
Refugee children -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Juvenile literature.
Refugee children -- Canada -- Juvenile literature.
Child soldiers -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780778731269 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
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