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Boy, Everywhere

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Syrian boy flees home, endures as a refugee.

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Too many people view refugees as faceless hordes of job stealers, but this compelling novel portrays the many dimensions of migrant issues. In Sami, author A.M. Dassu creates a protagonist who is sensitive, likeable, and humbled by his sudden change of fortune. Readers are likely to be charmed by Sami, and his plight offers the opportunity for a wide-ranging discussion of what it means to be a refugee in this unwelcoming political climate. Boy, Everywhere will appeal to readers who enjoy real-life adventures with a political edge.

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