Abawi, Atia

A land of permanent goodbyes / Atia Abawi - New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2018] - 279 pages ; 22 cm.

After their home in Syria is bombed, Tareq, his father, and his younger sister seek refuge, first with extended family in Raqqa, a stronghold for the militant group, Daesh, and then abroad Tareq lives with his big and loving family... until the bombs strike. The city is in ruins, and in the wake of destruction, he's threatened by Daesh fighters and witnesses a public beheading. Tareq's family knows that to continue to stay alive, they must leave. As they travel as refugees from Syria to Turkey to Greece, facing danger at every turn, Tareq must find the resilience and courage to complete his harrowing journey

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IS (Organization)--Juvenile fiction

Refugees--Juvenile fiction
Bombings--Juvenile fiction
Muslims--Juvenile fiction
Families--Syria--Juvenile fiction

Syria--Juvenile fiction
Syria--History--Civil War, 2011---Juvenile fiction

Ages 12 & up

PZ7.A136 / Lan 2018
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