A Refugee's Journey from Iran

A Refugee's Journey from Iran

by Heather Hudak


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Imagine having to leave your homeland because you are not safe. You must leave most of your friends, family, and belongings behind. Leaving My Homeland helps explain why some people must flee their country, and the challenges they face as refugees. Inspired by the accounts of many refugees, each book follows a story of a child and his or her family, explaining facts about their homeland and its people along the way. A Refugee's Journey from Iran, When the government threatens Zahra's family for speaking out against its actions, they decide to flee Iran and seek safety in Australia. The boat trip across the Indian Ocean isn't easy. Granted asylum after many months of waiting, Zahra and her family must adjust to a new life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778746980
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2018
Series: Leaving My Homeland Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Leaving Iran 4

My Homeland, Iran 6

Zahra's Story: Life Before the Conflict 8

The Conflict in Iran 10

Zahra's Story: Living Amid the Conflict 12

Nations Unite to Send Help 14

Zahra's Story: Fleeing from Tehran 16

What Paths Do Refugees Take? 18

Zahra's Story: The Journey to Australia 20

Some Countries Welcome Refugees 22

Zahra's Story: My New Home in Brisbane 24

Challenges Refugees Face 26

You Can Help! 28

Glossary 30

Learning More 31

Index and About the Author 32

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