Tuesday, 11 March 2008

Hie all,

Books on the refugee experience
Here we offer a number of well written, illuminating novels and books about the refugee experience. We don't sell them ourselves, we just think you may enjoy them.Hie all,

Jade's Book - 'From There to Here'
Read Refugee Council volunteer Jade Amoli-Jackson's personal account of her journey to the UK, published as part of Penguin anthology, which was TimeOut London's Book of the Week.
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Our choices

First-hand accounts of the refugee experience. These moving books tell the refugees' stories in their own words and include the autobiography of top supermodel, Alek Wek.

A selection of novels written about the refugee experience, including the hugely successful novel 'The Kite Runner,' which has recently been made into a major film.

Collective works featuring poems, novels and memoirs written by refugees living in Britain.

A series of explorations into specific refugee issues. Topics include the use of child soldiers in conflict and the process of human trafficking in Europe. Each book uses personal stories alongside more in-depth analysis to explain the issue involved.

Children's books
Books aimed at younger readers.

A selection of alternative works dealing with refugee issues, including a stunning photographic portrayal of life in Palestinian refugee camps and the extremely popular 'Persepolis' graphic novel series.

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