Category Archives: Migration

Gervelie’s Journey A Refugee Diary by Anthony Robinson and Annemarie Young

Published when Gervelie was thirteen; this diary tells us about a young girl’s life in a war torn country, and the difficult if not traumatic decisions her parents made in order to keep her safe. We are exposed to the … Continue reading

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The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland and Tatsuro Kiuchi

Set against the background of the Vietnamese civil war we have a young girl who has to flee her country to escape possible persecution, taking with her a Lotus seed, a symbol of a lost way of life. This young … Continue reading

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