A Children's Book Introduces German Kids to the True Story of Syrian Refugees

Martirosyan, Lucy
Date Written:  2016-06-26
Publisher:  Global Voices
Year Published:  2016
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19569

Germany has received more than 1 million refugees, mostly from Syria and Iraq. Despite supporters initially celebrating Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions, many Germans have begun voicing concerns about when this acceptance of migrants will come to an end. But while the adults in Germany have expressed mixed reactions to the refugees, German author Kirsten Boie wants children at least to realize that a refugee child is just like any other kid in the world.

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