My Name is Tani...and I Believe in Miracles by Tanitoluwa Adewumi
An amazing true story following the journey of Tanitoluwa Adewumiand and his family as they resettle in the United States from Nigeria. My Name is Tani… and I Believe in Miracles: the Amazing True Story of One Boy’s Journey From Refugee to Chess Champion has three editions. Read more to learn about which book is just right for your family!
Book Review: Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian-My Story of Rescue, Hope and Triumph
A perfect book for high schoolers or adults looking for an uplifting story of how hard work and grit pay off. Dive into this story of Yusra Mardini's journey from Syria to Germany to the Olympics.
Book Review: When Stars are Scattered
A beautifully illustrated graphic novel sharing the story of Omar and his brother as they find friendship, love, family, and hope.
Book Review: The Boy at the Back of the Class
A story of friendship, bravery, and speaking up. Follow along with Ahmet, a Syrian refugee, and his new friends.
Book Review: When Jessie Came Across the Sea
When Jessie Came Across the Sea recounts the story of Jessie, a young teen from eastern Europe who was given the opportunity by her rabbi to travel to America and start a new life there.
Book Review: A Different Pond
A Different Pond is author Bao Phi's dedication to his childhood and the part his parents played in seeking safety and providing for their family of eight.
Book Review: All Are Welcome
Suzanne Kaufman’s colorful illustrations are a delightful pair to Alaxandra Penfold’s narrative stating “all are welcome here,” no matter one's appearance or background.
A Message to the World: Look to the Children
There are currently 26.4 million refugees in the world. Over half of them are children; hundreds of thousands of them are children traveling alone. These three boys fled violence and persecution in Afghanistan, undertook perilous journeys with their families, and landed in the refugee camp in Greece where I met them. Their future is uncertain, and their past is gone forever. This precarious position could understandably inspire fear, mistrust, and despair. Yet so often it is the children who are able to rise above the rhetoric of fear and show us all what humanity really means.
Book Review: We Are Displaced
Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai, is best known for her book "I am Malala" and her role advocating for the education of girls. "We Are Displaced" shares the stories of refugee girls from around the world.