Refugees

  • The black Maria. Aracelis Girmay. 811.6 GIR
  • Children in exile: the story of a cross-cultural family. Thekla Clark. 959.604 CLA
  • Children of the stone: the power of music in a hard land. Sandy Tolan. 780.9569 TOL
  • Children of war: voices of Iraqi refugees. Deborah Ellis. Y 956.7044 ELL
  • City of thorns: nine lives in the world’s largest refugee camp. Ben Rawlence. 967.7305 RAW
  • Courageous journey: walking the Lost Boys’ path from the Sudan to America. Ayuel Leek Deng, Beny Ngor Chol, Barbara Youree. 325.21 DEN
  • Crossing the borders of time: a true story of war, exile, and love reclaimed. Leslie Maitland. 940.5314 MAI, CD 940.5314 MAI
  • Defying the Nazis: the Sharp’s war. Artemis Joukowsky. 940.5318 JOU, DVD 940.5318
  • Eclipse of the Sunnis: power, exile, and upheaval in the Middle East. Deborah Amos. 956.7044 AMO
  • Elephant Company: the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II. Vicki Constantine Croke. 940.5425 CRO
  • Footnotes in Gaza. Joe Sacco. Graphic 953.1 SAC
  • Forbidden lessons in a Kabul guesthouse: the true story of a woman who risked everything to bring hope to Afghanistan. Suraya Sadeed. 958.1047 SAD
  • Fractured lands: how the Arab world came apart. Scott Anderson. 956.054 AND
  • Healing invisible wounds: paths to hope and recovery in a violent world. Richard F. Mollica. 616.8521 MOL
  • Indianapolis: a city of immigrants. M. Teresa Baer. Ind. Coll. 977.252 BAE
  • Integration nation: immigrants, refugees, and America at its best. Susan E. Eaton. 325.73 EAT
  • Kafka comes to America: fighting for justice in the war on terror. Steven T. Wax. 345.056 WAX
  • Liberty‘s exiles: American loyalists in the revolutionary world. Maya Jasanoff. 973.314 JAS
  • The life we were given: Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam. Dana Sachs. 959.7043 SAC
  • The long road home: the aftermath of the second World War. Ben Shephard. 940.5314 SHE
  • The lost boys of Sudan: an American story of the refugee experience. Mark Bixler. 962.4 BIX
  • Mapping exile and return: Palestinian dispossession and a political theology for a shared future. Alain Epp Weaver. 200.956 WEA
  • Mayflower: a story of courage, community, and war. Nathaniel Philbrick. 974.402 PHI
  • The middle of everywhere: the world’s refugees come to our town. Mary Pipher. 305.9 PIP
  • Out of Hitler’s reach: the Scattergood Hostel for European refugees 1939-1943. Michael Luick-Thrams. 940.5318 LUI
  • Outcasts united: a refugee soccer team, an American town. Warren St. John. 796.334 STJ
  • Outcasts united: the story of a refugee soccer team that changed a town. Warren St. John. Y 796.334 SAI
  • Paper love: searching for the girl my grandfather left behind. Sarah Wildman. 940.5318 WIL
  • Refuge denied: the St. Louis passengers and the Holocaust. Sarah A. Ogilvie, Scott Miller. 940.5318 OGI
  • Refugees. Clarissa Aykroyd. 325.21 AYK
  • The spirit catches you and you fall down: a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures. Anne Fadiman. 306.461 FAD
  • This land is our land: the history of American immigration. Linda Barrett Osborne. Y 304.8 OSB
  • To be a friend is fatal: the fight to save the Iraqis America left behind. Kirk W. Johnson. 956.7044 JOH
  • The tunnels: escapes under the Berlin Wall and the historic films the JFK White House tried to kill. Greg Mitchell. 943.155 MIT, CD 943.155 MIT
  • Twice a stranger: the mass expulsions that forged modern Greece and Turkey. Bruce Clark. 949.507 CLA

BIOGRAPHY

  • All in. Jerry Yang. B Yang
  • Bend, not break: a life in two worlds. Ping Fu. B Fu
  • Escape from Saddam: the incredible true story of one man’s journey to freedom. Lewis Alsamari. 956.7044 ALS
  • Eva’s story: a survivor’s tale by the stepsister of Anne Frank. Eva Schloss. 940.5318 SCH
  • German boy: a refugee’s story. Wolfgang W.E. Samuel. B Samuel
  • God grew tired of us. John Bul Dau. 962.4 DAU, DVD 962.404
  • In order to live: a North Korean girl’s journey to freedom. Yeonmi Park. B Park
  • Infidel. Ayaan Hirsi Ali. B Hirsi Ali
  • Journey from the land of no: a girlhood caught in revolutionary Iran. Roya Hakakian. B Hakakian
  • The latehomecomer: a Hmong family memoir. Kao Kalia Yang. B Yang
  • Learning to die in Miami: confessions of a refugee boy. Carlos Eire. B Eire, CD B Eire
  • A life displaced: a Mennonite woman’s flight from war-torn Poland. Edna Schroeder Thiessen. B Thiessen
  • Lost boy, lost girl: escaping civil war in Sudan. John Bul Dau, Martha Arual Akech. Y 962.4 DAU
  • The man on Mao’s right: from Harvard yard to Tiananmen Square, my life inside China’s Foreign Ministry. Ji Chaozhu. B Ji
  • Nomad: from Islam to America–a personal journey through the clash of civilizations. Ayaan Hirsi Ali. B Hirsi Ali
  • A soldier’s promise: the heroic true story of an American soldier and an Iraqi boy. Daniel Hendrex. 956.7044 HEN
  • The song poet: a memoir of my father. Kao Kalia Yang. B Yang
  • The story of my life: an Afghan girl on the other side of the sky. Farah Ahmedi. 305.235 AHM
  • Strength in what remains: a journey of remembrance and forgiveness. Tracy Kidder. B Deo, Large Type B Deo, CD B Niyizonkiza
  • To see and see again: a life in Iran and America. Tara Bahrampour. B Bahrampour
  • Undaunted: my struggle for freedom and survival in Burma. Zoya Phan. 959.1 PHA
  • Under the same sky: from starvation in North Korea to salvation in America. Joseph Kim. 362.87 KIM
  • The unwanted: a memoir. Kien Nguyen. B Nguyen
  • Vietnamerica: a family’s journey. GB Tran. Graphic B Tran
  • Waiting for snow in Havana: confessions of a Cuban boy. Carlos Eire. B Eire, Large Type B Eire, Spanish Lang. B Eire

FICTION

  • All that I am. Anna Funder. Fic FUN
  • Americanah. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Fic ADI, Large Type Fic ADI
  • Anja the liar. Thomas Moran. Fic MOR
  • Bamboo people. Mitali Perkins. Y Fic PER
  • The blue between sky and water. Susan Abulhawa. Fic ABU
  • The book of Jonas. Stephen Dau. Fic DAU
  • Child of all nations. Irmgard Keun. Fic KEU
  • A city of broken glass. Rebecca Cantrell. Mystery CAN
  • City of secrets. Stewart O’Nan. Fic ONA
  • Confinement. Carrie Brown. Fic BRO
  • A constellation of vital phenomena. Anthony Marra. Fic MAR
  • Dark at the crossing. Elliot Ackerman. Fic ACK
  • Day after night. Anita Diamant. Large Type Fic DIA
  • Diamonds in the shadow. Caroline B. Cooney. Y Fic COO
  • Don’t tell me you’re afraid. Giuseppe Catozzella. Fic CAT
  • Fleshmarket alley: an Inspector Rebus novel. Ian Rankin. Mystery RAN
  • The German girl. Armando Lucas Correa. Fic COR, Large Type Fic COR
  • The good braider. Terry Farish. Y Fic FAR
  • Habibi. Craig Thompson. Graphic Fic THO
  • Heir to the glimmering world. Cynthia Ozick. Fic OZI
  • Hold tight, don’t let go: a novel of Haiti. Laura Rose Wagner. Y Fic WAG
  • The houseguest. Kim Brooks. Fic BRO
  • I’ll cross the river. C. Hope Flinchbaugh. Fic FLI
  • The illegal. Lawrence Hill. Fic HIL
  • The illuminated soul. Aryeh Lev Stollman. Fic STO
  • In the sea there are crocodiles: based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari. Fabio Geda. Fic GED, CD Fic GED
  • In the shadow of the banyan. Vaddey Ratner. Fic RAT
  • Journey of dreams. Marge Pellegrino. Y Fic PEL
  • Little Bee. Chris Cleave. Fic CLE, CD Fic CLE
  • A long walk to water. Linda Sue Park. Y Fic PAR
  • Lost girl found. Leah Bassoff, Laura DeLuca. Y Fic BAS
  • The lucky gourd shop. Joanna Catherine Scott. Fic SCO
  • Margot. Jillian Cantor. Fic CAN
  • The milk of birds. Sylvia Whitman. Y Fic WHI
  • Mud city. Deborah Ellis. Y Fic ELL
  • My family for the war. Anne C. Voorhoeve. Y Fic VOO, J VOO
  • The notebook of lost things. Megan Staffel. Fic STA
  • Now is the time for running. Michael Williams. Y Fic WIL
  • Out of nowhere. Maria Padian. Y Fic PAD
  • The reeducation of Cherry Truong. Aimee Phan. Fic PHA
  • The refugees. Viet Thanh Nguyen. Fic NGU
  • Salt to the sea. Ruta Sepetys. Y Fic SEP, Y AUDIO CD SEP
  • Snow hunters. Paul Yoon. Fic YOO
  • A time of miracles. Anne-Laure Bondoux. Y Fic BON
  • Tree Girl. Ben Mikaelsen. Y Fic MIK
  • Two suns in the sky. Miriam Bat-Ami. Y Fic BAT
  • What is the what: the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng. Dave Eggers. Fic EGG
  • When the moon is low. Nadia Hashimi. Fic HAS
  • World and town. Gish Jen. Fic JEN

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Brothers in hope: the story of the Lost Boys of Sudan. Mary Williams. Pic WIL
  • The color of home. Mary Hoffman. Pic HOF
  • Cuban refugees: Cuban roots, American freedoms. Deborah Kent. J 973.04 KEN
  • The day of the pelican. Katherine Paterson. J PAT
  • Fish. L.S. Matthews. J MAT
  • Good night, Maman. Norma Fox Mazer. J MAZ
  • Home of the brave. Katherine Applegate. J APP
  • How I learned geography. Uri Shulevitz. Pic SHU
  • The journey. Francesca Sanna. Pic SAN
  • The journey that saved Curious George: the true wartime escape of Margret and H.A. Rey. Louise Borden. JB Rey
  • The lily pond. Annika Thor. J THO, J AUDIO CD THO
  • Little Cricket. Jackie Brown. J BRO
  • Lonek’s journey: the true story of a boy’s escape to freedom. Dorit Bader Whiteman. J 940.531 WHI
  • Making it home: real-life stories from children forced to flee. J 304.82 MAK
  • My family for the war. Anne C. Voorhoeve. J VOO, Y Fic VOO
  • One more border: the true story of one family’s escape from war-torn Europe. William Kaplan. J 940.53 KAP
  • The other side of truth. Beverley Naidoo. J NAI
  • A path of stars. Anne Sibley O’Brien. J 959.6 OBR
  • The red pencil. Andrea Davis Pinkney. J PIN
  • Remember me. Irene N. Watts. J WAT

AUDIOBOOKS

  • Mischling. Affinity Konar. CD Fic KON
  • The Nazis next door: how America became a safe haven for Hitler’s men. Eric Lichtblau. CD 943.086 LIC
  • Running for my life: one lost boy’s journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games. Lopez Lomong. CD 796.42 LOM

DVDS

  • The agronomist. DVD 972.94073
  • Balseros. DVD 362.76
  • The children of Chabannes. DVD 940.5318
  • Children of Syria. DVD 956.9104
  • Daughter from Danang. DVD 959.704
  • The good lie. DVD Drama G, BLU Drama G
  • Green dragon. DVD Drama
  • Haven. DVD Drama H
  • Into the arms of strangers: stories of the Kindertransport. DVD 940.5318
  • Live and become. DVD Foreign L
  • The long way home. DVD 940.5318
  • Lost boys of Sudan. DVD 305.906
  • The lotus seed. DVD Children R
  • Mediterranea. DVD Foreign M
  • Night crossing. DVD Drama
  • Nowhere in Africa. DVD Foreign N
  • Nuclear nation. DVD 363.34
  • Promises. DVD 956
  • Rebuilding hope: Sudan’s lost boys return home. DVD 962.404
  • Shadow of Afghanistan. 1959-2012. DVD 958.104
  • War dance. DVD 784.1886
  • Welcome. DVD Foreign W
  • When I saw you. DVD Foreign W

SPANISH LANGUAGE / EN ESPAÑOL

  • Nieve en La Habana: confesiones de un cubanito. Carlos Eire. Spanish Lang. B Eire
  • Odisea del norte. Mario Bencastro. Spanish Lang. Fic BEN
  • Alfredito regresa volando a su casa. Jorge Argueta. Lang. Pic ARG

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