When Stars are Scattered

Author: Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

Language: English

Summary: Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without access to the medical care Omar knows his nonverbal brother needs. So when Omar has the opportunity to go to school, he knows it might be a chance to change their future . . . but it would also mean leaving his brother, the only family member he has left, every day.
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La Rivoluzione Dei Gelsomini

Author: Takoua Ben Mohamed Language: Italiano Summary: A soli otto anni Takoua ha dovuto lasciare il paese in cui è nata per raggiungere il padre, rifugiato politico in Italia. Solo molto più tardi, dopo la Rivolta dei Gelsomini che abbatte la dittatura di Ben Ali, quella giovane donna cresciuta parlando con l’accento romano è potuta tornare in Tunisia per rimettere assieme i pezzi della sua … Continue reading La Rivoluzione Dei Gelsomini

Huda F Are You?

Author: Huda Fahmi

Language: English

Summary: Huda and her family just moved to Dearborn, Michigan, a small town with a big Muslim population. In her old town, Huda knew exactly who she was: She was the hijabi girl. But in Dearborn, everyone is the hijabi girl.

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The Battle of Churubusco: American Rebels in the Mexican-American War

Author: Andrea Ferraris

Language: English

Summary: Today, Churubusco is a residential suburb of Mexico City. But in 1847, it was the stronghold of the San Patricios, a motley battalion of soldiers — including some runaway American slaves — who deserted the United States Army for a just, if suicidal, cause. Continue reading “The Battle of Churubusco: American Rebels in the Mexican-American War”

Té letterario dell’11 dicembre 2020: Le graphic stories

Oggi abbiamo parlato di Graphic Stories. Un argomento particolare, che abbiamo affrontato con un po’ d’apprensione perchè in tutte le nostre discussioni passate, e in tutti i riferimenti che si sono incrociati in queste, gli accenni alle Graphic Novels sono stati pochissimi. E invece siam venute via con una lista ricchissima di titoli, e con una bella chiacchierata all’attivo del nostro fantastico gruppo. Alcuni titoli … Continue reading Té letterario dell’11 dicembre 2020: Le graphic stories

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Illegal

Author: Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano (Illustrator)

Language: English

Summary: This is a powerful and timely story about one boy’s epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children’s Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels.

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