Refugee Portal: Books about the Immigrant & Refugee Experience (Elementary School Students)

Journey of the Sparrows

This children's book tells the story of Maria, her older sister, Julia, their little brother, Oscar, and a boy named Tomas who [...]

Tomas and the Library Lady

This children's book tells the story of Tomás, a son of migrant workers. Every summer he and his family follow the crops [...]

Ruby Tanya

This is a contemporary tale about two friends - one of whom, Asra, is an asylum seeker from an unnamed Eastern European [...]

Muktar and the Camels

This children's book tells the story of Muktar who lives in an orphanage on the border of Kenya and Somalia.  He daydreams [...]

The Only Road

Tells the story of twelve-year-old Jaime who makes the treacherous and life-changing journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his [...]

Grandfather Counts

Tells the story of Gong Gong (Grandfather) who arrives from China to live with Helen's family. Helen is excited, but anxious. How [...]

Refugee Boy

This children's book tells the story of Alem, who is on holiday with his father for a few days in London. He [...]

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