Out Of Iraq: Refugees' Stories In Words, Paintings And Music
- Number of Pages: 70
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
"Somehow she has managed to write a book that is both emotional and complex, but a single that children are draw to. This can be an essential book. It provides us all a far better understanding within the lives of refugees and, with that, a better understanding of the globe generally." — UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie .
Since 2006, a large selection of thousands of Iraqi refugees have fled to other countries— specifically neighboring Syria and Jordan— where numerous of them are nevertheless waiting for the time when they feel it is protected to return home. This book provides, in words and pictures, what life was like in Iraq before they left, why they had been forced to flee, and how they feel about life as a refugee. Their stories are set against background information about Iraq, Saddam Hussain's rule, the invasion, along with the subsequent civil war. The role with all of the United Nations High Commissions for Refugees (UNHCR) is outlined, and ideas for using the book inside the classroom are also included.
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