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Immigration, Refugees & Asylum Seekers: Books for Teenagers -

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Related booklists: Immigration, Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Immigration, Refugees & Asylum Seekers: Books for Children, Immigration & Refugees - Young Refugees, Anti-Racism - Books for Young Adults,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 23 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano
    Illegal - by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781444931686 | ISBN 10: 1444931687

    This is a powerful and timely story about one boy's epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestse ... more

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    Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow - by Siobhan Curham

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406379235 | ISBN 10: 1406379239

    An uplifting story of friendship, unity and hope that highlights the important and topical issues surrounding young carers and young refugees.   Fourteen-year-old Stevie lives in Lewes with her beloved vinyl collection, her mum ... and her mum's d ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Country to Call Home: An Anthology on the Experiences of Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers by Lucy Popescu (Editor)
    A Country to Call Home: An Anthology on the Experiences of Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers - by Lucy Popescu (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783526048 | ISBN 10: 1783526041

    From the editor of A Country of Refuge comes an anthology of new writing on one of the defining issues of our time. Focusing on the fate of refugee children and young adults, it is aimed at children and adult readers alike, and features work from Mic ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars by Yaba Badoe
    A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars - by Yaba Badoe

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786695499 | ISBN 10: 1786695499

    A powerful, haunting, contemporary debut that steps seamlessly from the horrors of people-trafficking to the magic of African folklore, by an award-winning Ghanaian-British filmmaker.  Sante was a baby when she was washed ashore in a sea-chest la ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah
    Refugee Boy - by Benjamin Zephaniah

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408894996 | ISBN 10: 1408894998

    Alem is on holiday with his father for a few days in London. He has never been out of Ethiopia before and is very excited. They have a great few days togther until one morning when Alem wakes up in the bed and breakfast they are staying at to find th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird
    Kiss the Dust - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509826728 | ISBN 10: 1509826726

    Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees.   Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah
    The Lines We Cross - by Randa Abdel-Fattah

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781407173474 | ISBN 10: 1407173472

    Love across the battle lines?   Michael’s family hate immigrants. Mina is an Afghan refugee. Awkward....  Michael’s into graphic design and hanging out with his friends. He’s not too sure where he stands on immigration, the issue that’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Far from Home: Refugees and Migrants Fleeing War, Persecution and Poverty by Cath Senker
    Far from Home: Refugees and Migrants Fleeing War, Persecution and Poverty - by Cath Senker

    £13.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781445155203 | ISBN 10: 1445155206

    A sensitive and accesible account of the refugee crisis facing millions around the world.  What if you had to leave your home and you could never go back? What do you think that would be like?   For millions of Syrian and Iraqi citizens (and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bone Sparrow: A Refugee Novel by Zana Fraillon
    The Bone Sparrow: A Refugee Novel - by Zana Fraillon

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781510101555 | ISBN 10: 1510101551

    Perfect for fans of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. This is a beautiful, vivid and deeply moving story about a refugee boy who has spent his entire life living in a detention centre. This novel reminds us all of the importance of freedom, hope, and t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Jungle by Pooja Puri
    The Jungle - by Pooja Puri

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785300882 | ISBN 10: 1785300881

    There was a story Jahir used to tell me. About how the first humans were born with wings. Can you imagine what that would be like? To fly anywhere in the world without worrying about having the right papers?   Mico has left his family, his ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Dangerous Crossing by Jane Mitchell
    A Dangerous Crossing - by Jane Mitchell

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910411582 | ISBN 10: 1910411582

    Ghalib doesn’t want to leave his home, but Syria has become too dangerous, and his family has no choice but to flee. Together they start out on a terrible journey that leads them through dark and dangerous places. They come under fire; they are fle ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bombs That Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan
    The Bombs That Brought Us Together - by Brian Conaghan

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408855768 | ISBN 10: 1408855763

    Fourteen-year-old Charlie Law has lived in Little Town, on the border with Old Country, all his life. He knows the rules: no going out after dark; no drinking; no litter; no fighting. You don't want to get on the wrong side of the people who run Litt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alpha: Abidjan to Gare du Nord by Bessora and Barroux, translated from the French by Sarah Ardizzone
    Alpha: Abidjan to Gare du Nord - by Bessora and Barroux, translated from the French by Sarah Ardizzone

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911370017 | ISBN 10: 1911370014

    "Read it and weep. We weep because we know how fortunate we are, because we do so little to reach out and help those who need us most. So often we pass by on the other side. So often we look away. Once you read this deeply troubling book, passing by, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dirty Work by Julia Bell
    Dirty Work - by Julia Bell

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447290360 | ISBN 10: 1447290364

    Hope has everything that money can buy... except happiness. She may be spoilt but Hope’s sure that as far as her preoccupied parents are concerned, she’s hopeless.   Oksana doesn’t even have a mum. And her dad and brother are miles away, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Close to the Wind by Jon Walter
    Close to the Wind - by Jon Walter

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910200179 | ISBN 10: 1910200174

    A war torn country - a town that is burning. A single ship waits at the port for those who can escape. How can a boy and his grandfather hope to get on board? And will they find his mother before it leaves?   When Papa meets two old friends, ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Two Feet and Wings by Abbas Kazerooni
    On Two Feet and Wings - by Abbas Kazerooni

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781743361351 | ISBN 10: 1743361351

    This amazing true story of a boy fleeing Tehran on his own during the Iran-Iraq War provides a powerful child's-eye view of political tumult, separation, survival, dreams and triumphs in a moving memoir that chronicles extraordinary times in an ordin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Leaves by Sita Brahmachari
    Red Leaves - by Sita Brahmachari

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447262985 | ISBN 10: 1447262980

    A topical and moving novel about family, love, community, the tangled roots of history and searching for a place to call home. By the Waterstones Prize-winning author of Artichoke Hearts.  Aisha is a thirteen-year-old refugee living in London. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mosi
    Mosi's War - by Cathy MacPhail

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408812723 | ISBN 10: 140881272x

    Patrick is happy living with his mum. She lets him do what he wants, pretty much, and it's only when his granny comes to stay that he has to get down to his homework and go to bed early. Then Patrick meets Mosi, a quiet, polite boy who, along with hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross
    After Tomorrow - by Gillian Cross

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780192756268 | ISBN 10: 0192756265

    What if you woke up tomorrow and everything had changed?   Money is worthless. Your friends are gone. Armed robbers roam the streets. No one is safe.   For Matt and his little brother, Taco, that nightmare is a reality. Their o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Gardens by David Belbin
    Secret Gardens - by David Belbin

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907869228 | ISBN 10: 1907869220

    Aazim is fifteen. His family is about to be deported. When Immigration come for them, he decides to hide in a city allotment. But nowhere is safe for long.   Aazim meets Nadimah. People are after her, too. Soon, the pair have to go on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Arrival by Shaun Tan
    The Arrival - by Shaun Tan

    £16.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340969939 | ISBN 10: 0340969938

    What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown? This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refug ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kids Like Me: Voices of the Immigrant Experience by Judith M. Blohm and Terri Lapinsky
    Kids Like Me: Voices of the Immigrant Experience - by Judith M. Blohm and Terri Lapinsky

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781931930215 | ISBN 10: 193193021x

    As our neighborhoods grow more diverse, a splendid variety of cultures, values and traditions become an important part of our classrooms and schools. In Kids Like Me, 26 personal narratives celebrate the experience of young people making a new home i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ruby Tanya by Robert Swindells
    Ruby Tanya - by Robert Swindells

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780440863984 | ISBN 10: 0440863988

    When the bomb goes off at their school, killing the student teacher, it looks as if the friendship between Ruby Tanya and Asra could be over. Asra and her fellow asylum-seekers are blamed - and Ruby Tanya's father is the one leading the campaign agai ... more

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