Category Archives: Migration

To Hope and Back by Kathy Kacer (125)

The St. Louis, is a luxury liner. It leaves Germany in 1939, taking its almost one thousand passengers to a safe haven across the ocean. They will be making a fresh start in countries like Cuba and the United States, … Continue reading

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Where Will I live? By Rosemary McCarney (229)

Every child and adult needs a home. Children need somewhere safe where they can be happy, eat their meals with their family, play with their toys, and go to sleep at night without being afraid that their parents or friends … Continue reading

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The Afterlife of Stars by Joseph Kertes (213)

This story is hopeful, daring, life-affirming account that focuses on revolution and family, and a country lost and lives remade. I usually love stories like this. And this one did not disappoint. I was attracted to the book by the … Continue reading

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Steal Away Home: One Woman’s Epic Flight to Freedom and Her Long Road Back to the South By Karolyn Smardz Frost (202)

This is a remarkable true story of Cecelia Jane Reynolds who escaped the Underground Railroad and returned for the sake of her family. Born into bondage in Louisville, Kentucky, Cecelia was only fifteen years old in 1846 when she made … Continue reading

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