Next time you hear about refugees on the news, spare a thought for what they have been through before they get to their place of safety.
Books for younger readers
The City of Ember is built to last, but the once bulging store rooms are empty now. What will the people do to help themselves?
Amina doesn't know who she is. She doesn't know her real family or where she comes from. She needs to find out . . .
Alone in a world at war, Parvana crosses Afghanistan in search of her family.
Marianne escapes from Germany to Britain as a refugee just before the outbreak of the Second World War, but has to leave her parents behind.
Antonio and his little bull calf caught up in the dreadful events of the Spanish Civil War.
In 1940 a young Polish boy is dragged from his bed, given thirty minutes to pack, and transported with his mother and brother thousands of miles acrossEurope to Kazakhstan.
The silver sword, a little paper-knife, is a symbol of hope to four children as they make their way across the wastes of post-war Europe from Warsaw to Switzerland in search of their parents.
Anna and her family try to make a new life for themselves as refugees in Europe in 1933.