by Jane Mitchell - £7.99 Little Island (2017)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781910411582 | ISBN 10: 1910411582
Ghalib doesn’t want to leave his home, but Syria has become too dangerous, and his family has no choice but to flee. Together they start out on a terrible journey that leads them through dark and dangerous places. They come under fire; they are fleeced by illegal border-breakers; they experience the wretched and hopeless life of a refugee camp. And they still have to face the perils of a voyage in a boat that is far from seaworthy.
Based on the experiences of real Syrian families, A Dangerous Crossing is a story of bravery and solidarity in the face of despair.
Endorsed by Amnesty International.
(Price & availability last checked: April 2017)
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