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Twelve escapes. Thousands of miles. Seventeen refugees.

Throughout history, ordinary people have been forced to leave their families and homes because of war, famine, slavery, intolerance, climate change, or economic and political upheaval. These remarkable true stories of escape show how courageous people all around the world have overcome insurmountable obstacles in their flight to freedom.

Complete with thirteen full-color, double-page spreads, this stunningly illustrated forty-page picture book is beloved by readers of all ages. It will go on sale May 4, 2021.


Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 14

"Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution."


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