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    Deep sea

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    Deep sea

    Thor, Annika.

    Nearly four years after leaving Vienna to escape the Nazis, Stephie Steiner, now sixteen, and her sister Nellie, eleven, are still living in Sweden, worrying about their parents and striving to succeed in school, and at odds with each other despite their mutual love.

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    Diamonds in the shadow

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    Diamonds in the shadow

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    The Finches, a Connecticut family, sponsor an African refugee family of four, all of whom have been scarred by the horrors of civil war, and who inadvertently put their benefactors in harm's way.

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    Greater than angels

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    Greater than angels

    Matas, Carol, 1949-

    Anna, a teenaged German refugee, relates how she and other Jewish children were cared for by the citizens of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, during the German occupation.

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    Hidden

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    Hidden

    Halahmy, Miriam, author.

    Fourteen-year-old Alix is faced with a huge moral dilemma when she helps pull an illegal Iraqi immigrant from the incoming tide on the coastal English island where she lives.

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    Hitler's secret

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    Hitler's secret : a novel

    Osborne, William (William Hanslow), 1960-

    In June 1941, Otto and Leni, two young refugees from the Nazis living in England, are sent on a secret mission to Bavaria, to extract a young girl attending a summer camp, and who may hold the key to the war.

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    Lily's crossing

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    Lily's crossing

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently.

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    A long walk to water

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    A long walk to water : a novel

    Park, Linda Sue.

    When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven.

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    The milk of birds

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    The milk of birds

    Whitman, Sylvia, 1961-

    When a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs a fourteen-year-old Sudanese refugee with an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, the pen pals teach each other compassion and share a bond that bridges two continents.

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    The night diary

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    The night diary

    Hiranandani, Veera.

    Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.

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    Out of nowhere

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    Out of nowhere

    Padian, Maria.

    Performing community service for pulling a stupid prank against a rival high school, soccer star Tom tutors a Somali refugee with soccer dreams of his own.

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    The red pencil

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    The red pencil

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    "After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--Provided by publisher.

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    Tangled threads

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    Tangled threads : a Hmong girl's story

    Shea, Pegi Deitz.

    After ten years in a refugee camp in Thailand, thirteen-year-old Mai Yang travels to Providence, Rhode Island, where her Americanized cousins introduce her to pizza, shopping, and beer, while her grandmother and new friends keep her connected to her Hmong heritage.

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    Tree Girl

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    Tree Girl

    Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-

    When, protected by the branches of one of the trees she loves to climb, Gabriela witnesses the destruction of her Mayan village and the murder of nearly all its inhabitants, she vows never to climb again until, after she and her traumatised sister find safety in a Mexican refugee camp, she realizes that only by climbing and facing their fears can she and her sister hope to have a future.

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    Trouble

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    Trouble

    Schmidt, Gary D.

    Fourteen-year-old Henry, wishing to honor his brother Franklin's dying wish, sets out to hike Maine's Mount Katahdin with his best friend and dog. But fate adds another companion--the Cambodian refugee accused of fatally injuring Franklin--and reveals troubles that predate the accident.

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    Under the persimmon tree

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    Under the persimmon tree

    Staples, Suzanne Fisher.

    During the 2001 Afghan War, the lives of Najmal, a young refugee from Kunduz, Afghanistan, and Nusrat, an American-Muslim teacher who is awaiting her huband's return from Mazar-i-Sharif, intersect at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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    The white horse trick

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    The white horse trick

    Thompson, Kate, 1956-

    In the late twenty-first century, dramatic climate change has made life in Ireland almost impossible, and soon Tir na n'Og is faced with a refugee problem, partly because of a warlord who is a member of the Liddy family.

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    Year of no rain

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    Year of no rain

    Mead, Alice.

    In 1999, when rebel soldiers come to their village in southern Sudan, Stephen and his friends escape but hope to be able to return again.

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