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The Ways Of Our Ancestors By Drum Publication Group
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Ten original short stories in Sgaw Karen language illustrating various aspects of tradition Karen culture. Written by teachers in refugees camps, these stories are the winning entries of the Drum... More > Publication Group's 2008 story writing competition.< Less
Stories For Little Children By Drum Publication Group
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Written by members of the Karen community largely as part of Karen literature workshops held both within Burma and the Thai border refugee camps, this collection includes over 60 original stories for... More > young children in Sgaw Karen language.< Less
My Journey By Me Reh
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Me Reh has written his story of moving to America from the refugee camps in Thailand. His family starting a new life. Me Reh learning English and starting school. A story of courage and hope.
Limits of Compassion By Don Krause
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Owen Mallory Yates agonizes in the torture rack of compassion, pulled on the one hand by love for his family and compelled, on the other, by empathy for the thousands of refugees in hopeless... More > conditions. A popular and competent high school teacher in line for promotions but driven by compassion rooted in his faith, Owen reluctantly accepts the oversight of Hope for ReHabitation, a small NGO refugee agency, but finds the refugee camps’ physical needs, cultural conflicts and painful separations from his family overwhelming; he survives a suicide bomb explosion, finishes with a string of amazing successes and is finally forced out of the position by a camp injury leading to a permanent disability.< Less
Limits of Compassion By Don Krause
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Owen Mallory Yates agonizes in the torture rack of compassion, pulled on the one hand by love for his family and compelled, on the other, by empathy for the thousands of refugees in hopeless... More > conditions. A popular and competent high school teacher in line for promotions but driven by compassion rooted in his faith, Owen reluctantly accepts the oversight of Hope for ReHabitation, a small NGO refugee agency, but finds the refugee camps’ physical needs, cultural conflicts and painful separations from his family overwhelming; he survives a suicide bomb explosion, finishes with a string of amazing successes and is finally forced out of the position by a camp injury leading to a permanent disability.< Less
Textbook of Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery, A Companion Guide for Field and Clinical Care of Traumatized People Worldwide By Richard F. Mollica
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Over 1 billion persons worldwide are affected by the psychological and physical impact of violence and natural disaster. In many societies today, torture and other forms of cruel and degrading abuse... More > still exist. Domestic violence remains a scourge of our planet. The world’s leading experts in medicine, psychiatry, humanitarian efforts, medical anthropology, human rights, economic development and research and evaluation have worked together to create this first ever scientific and culturally sensitive health/mental health textbook. The textbook has been produced in a digital format (and a paperback edition as well) so that it can be readily used in the field and clinics in the developing world, in refugee camps and other resource poor environments. An interdisciplinary and innovative Global Mental Health Action Plan is united with best practices in a usable and effective approach for the care of traumatized communities worldwide.< Less
How Our Family Escaped By Ron Reisman
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This book contains true stories and documentation of how our family became endangered refugees in WWII Europe. Some family-members escaped legally to the States. A few others ‘illegally... More > immigrated’ into Mandatory Palestine. Many survived in Hungary until late 1944, and hoped to travel to Palestine. Instead, most were murdered in Nazi extermination camps in Poland. These stories are illustrated with annotated archival material collected by Greta (nee Schwartz) Reisman including photographs, government-issued identification and travel documents, hand-written notes, newspaper clippings, and Greta's autobiographical essays about her parent’s 1939 emigration and the children’s separation in Europe for over a year, finally escaping to the States in 1940.< Less
How Our Family Escaped By Greta & Ron Reisman
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This book contains true stories and documentation of how our family became endangered refugees in WWII Europe. Some family-members escaped legally to the States. A few others ‘illegally... More > immigrated’ into Mandatory Palestine. Many survived in Hungary until late 1944, and hoped to travel to Palestine. Instead, most were murdered in Nazi extermination camps in Poland. These stories are illustrated with annotated archival material collected by Greta (nee Schwartz) Reisman including photographs, government-issued identification and travel documents, hand-written notes, newspaper clippings, and Greta's autobiographical essays. Greta & and her siblings were separated from their parents for over a year and escaped to the States in late May, 1940.< Less
Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls By Con Cú
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The Communist victories in Cambodia and Vietnam in 1975 end a long and devastating war, but for some, the new era is one of persecution. Quan, a boy, and his family are sent by the Khmer Rouge to a... More > collective farm along the Thai border. Minh Chau, a young girl, is imprisoned with her mother and older sister. When Quan and Minh Chau later meet in a refugee camp in Malaysia, Quan becomes the young girl’s protector. When he must use violence to save her from an attack, he loses his chance to come with her to Canada. In Quebec City, Mathieu Hibou, a university student, helps Minh Chau and her family integrate into Canadian society before leaving to work as a development worker in Africa. Several years later, Mathieu suffers an unimaginable loss during the Rwandan genocide, a loss that Minh Chau will help to heal. Quan finds his way illegally to Canada and meets Minh Chau again. Through friendship and love, all three help one another overcome the pain of their pasts and live life to its fullest.< Less
I Once Was Lost But Now Am Found: A story of faith from "Lost Boys of Sudan" survivor Joseph Lual Deng By Jeanne Tebo Pfeifer & Joseph Lual Deng
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Joseph Lual Deng recounts his horrific experience as one of the famous Lost Boys of Sudan. This book tells about his experience when, at around the age of 6, Joseph traveled hundreds of miles on foot... More > after seeing his village in Southern Sudan decimated by bombs dropped from Northern Sudan government. Only a few of the thousands of young boys who began this exodus survived - Joseph was one of the lucky who did live and was given a new life in the USA. He recounts his memorable story about the loss of his family, the horrific death (by crocodiles, gunfire and starvation) of fellow Lost Boys walking beside him, his kidnapping by enemy forces, the constant hunger, and his life for 14 years in two different refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya. He also recounts that his strong faith in God was what kept him walking day after day and that he knew he had a purpose and had to survive. Now an American citizen, we can read about his happy ending and his future plans as a citizen of America.< Less

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