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Author Wilkes, Sybella.

Title Out of Iraq / Sybella Wilkes
Published London : Evans, [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  325.2109567 Wil/Ooi  AVAILABLE
 MELB  325.2109567 Wil/Ooi  AVAILABLE
Description 70 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 31 cm
Series Refugees' stories in words, paintings and music
Refugees' stories in words, paintings and music
Contents Saddam: "he who confronts" -- Invasion -- Destruction behind closed doors -- Anarchy, kidnapping and civil war -- Becoming a refugee -- A lost childhood -- Minorities in Iraq -- Poverty -- Families divided -- Enough war -- About UNHCR -- Using this book in school -- Glossary and resources
Summary Out of Iraq tells the stories of a number of Iraqi refugee families that have made Syria their home over the five years since the war in Iraq began. In many cases, these families make rapid visits to attend funerals, check on their homes and care for elderly relatives. This book tells the stories of their flight from Iraq, the memories of home in the 'good old days' and their continued courage living as refugees
Notes In association with UNHCR
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Iraqis -- Foreign countries -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Juvenile literature.
Refugees -- Iraq -- Juvenile literature.
Iraqis -- Foreign countries.
Refugees -- Iraq.
Iraq -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature.
Iraq -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Author Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
ISBN 0237539306 (hbk.)
9780237539306 (hbk.)