Marwan's Journey

Marwan's Journey

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"One night they came ... The darkness grew colder, deeper, darker, and swallowed up everything ... Marwan is a young boy on a journey he never intended to take, bound for a place he doesn't know. On his journey, he relies on courage and memories of his faraway homeland to buoy him. With him are hundreds and thousands of other human beings, crossing the deserts and the seas, fleeing war and hunger in search of safety. He must take one step after another--bringing whatever he can carry, holding on to dreams. This is the journey of one boy who longs for a home, and we follow his path, walking hand in hand with him as he looks forward with uncertainty and hopes for a peaceful future. This beautiful, heartfelt story gives a human face to the plight of refugees all over the world. Marwan's journey is everyone's journey"--Jacket.
Publisher: Hong Kong : Minedition, 2018
Edition: English edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9789888341559
9888341553
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Borràs, Laura (Borràs Dalmau)

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This is the story of Marwan. He is taking a journey across the desert from his homeland to an unknown land, fleeing a war. It is told in beautiful poetic language and accompanied by stunning illustrations. A fantastic book about the immigrant/ refugee experience. — Molly R., Oxboro Library


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