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This video from Save the Childeren has gone viral and rightly so. It's part of their Syria appeal and shows a young girl in London whose life is turned upside down when her city descends into civil war.
In 1985, Salva Dut became one of 1,500 of Sudan’s famous “Lost Boys” for 11 long years, walking countless miles east to Ethiopia and later south to Kenya to live in refugee camps much like prisons.
'Two Monsters' is writer-illustrator David McKee's darkly funny take on war and diplomacy, told via the tale of two monsters arguing over who's right whilst laying waste to the mountain they lean on. Small children will get the joke right away.
What was it like to be a woman in the twentieth century? What was it like to live through two world wars?
This is a great way for men and women to understand what our mothers and grandmothers have lived through.
Written by one of the first foreign tourists to visit the post- war Republic of Chechnya .
A compelling piece of fiction that takes the reader to the very heart of war torn Chechnya .
"Six-year-old Nakhle Karam, Niko for short, is anxiously awaiting the birth of a sibling, hoping against hope for a younger brother, but willing to be happy with a sister.
"If it is true, and I think it is, that literature often serves as a sounding board for the collective psychic preoccupations of a particular time and place, then it is perhaps not surprising, in our post millennial financial implosion world, that the American Dream is receiving some pointed lite
"In past interviews, Dobozy has indicated that his writing has often been preoccupied with the negative relationship between immigrants and place — the sense of not belonging to either new or old homeland or the difficulties which arise from an inability to adapt sufficiently. While, in Sieg