Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale

The phenomenon of desperate refugees risking their lives to reach safety is not new. For hundreds of years, people have left behind family, friends, and all they know in hope of a better life. This book presents five true stories about young people who lived through the harrowing experience of setting sail in search of asylum: Ruth and her family board the St. Louis to escape Nazism; Phu sets out…