Children’s Authors Take On the Refugee Crisis

posted on 10 Aug 2017


Some of the most shocking images from the crisis in Syria have been photographs of children: the body of a drowned toddler lying on a Turkish beach, the expressionless 5-year-old boy from Aleppo, shellshocked, bloodied and ash-covered, after being pulled from the rubble of a bombed building.

Now, a number of children’s books authors, moved by these images and other news reports, are taking on the subject in fiction to humanize and personalize the ongoing conflict for young readers.

Read the full story on this link to The New York Times