Hamzat's Journey PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Hamzat's Journey free pdf This third book in the Refugee Journeys series follows the story of a boy from Chechnya. In 2001 when Chechens were at war with Russia, he was on his way to school in the capital Grozny when he stepped on a landmine. His leg had to be amputated and eventually he and his father went to the UK for expert treatment and fitting of an artifical leg. As it was unsafe for them to return to Chechnya, the family sought asylum in the UK. Eventually Hamzat's mother and sister joined them in London and now the family are learning to adapt to their new life after the horror of living in a war zone. This poignant and at times harrowing story reveals the bravery of Hamzat and his family in facing and overcoming their circumstances to start a new life. Simply told and atmospherically illustrated with photographs and colour illustrations, this is a powerful book that will move all who read it and also be a valuable resource for supporting Citizenship learning in KS2 and KS3 classroooms and libraries. Other titles in the series: Gervelie's Journey, Mohammed's Journey

About Anthony Robinson

Anthony Robinson writes children's books and teaches. He has lived and travelled all over the world, from his original home in Australia to Asia, Southeast Asia and Europe, from Japan to Edinburgh, and now lives in Cambridge. He is keen to give a voice to the voiceless, be they refugees who have fled their own countries, children living normal lives in vastly different cultures, or children living in difficult circumstances. June Allan was born in Edinburgh and can't remember a time when she didn't love drawing: in her pram, in lessons at school, in Art College, in teacher training college! She has illustrated many children's books. She still lives in Edinburgh with her husband, two children, three guinea pigs and lots of goldfish. To visit June Allan's website click here

Details Book

Author : Anthony Robinson
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Data Published : 10 September 2009
ISBN : 1847800300
EAN : 9781847800305
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Hamzat's Journey

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • The Return Journey free pdfThe Return Journey

    The Return Journey--a spellbinding trip into the human heart...

    In these powerful. poignant tales. the New York Times bestselling author of Evening Class and Tara Road once again reveals her unrivaled understanding of matters of the heart..

  • The Hundred-Foot Journey free pdfThe Hundred-Foot Journey

    The Hundred-foot Journey is the story of Hassan Haji. a boy from Mumbai who embarks. along with his boisterous family. on a picaresque journey first to London and then across Europe. before they ultimately open a restaurant opposite a famous chef..

  • Navid's Story - a Journey from Iran free pdfNavid's Story - a Journey from Iran

    This picture book tells the story of Kurdish Iranian refugee. Navid. When Navid was four years old his father was forced to flee Iran as there were threats on his life. Told in Navid's own words..

  • Imagine This free pdfImagine This

    Until now. the true story of John Lennon's childhood has never been told. John's sister Julia has herself been on a personal journey that has made it possible only now to reveal the full extent of the pain and difficulties - as well as the happier times - living inside John Lennon's family brought..

  • One Year Off free pdfOne Year Off

    A year in the life of a family who unloaded the real world and took off for Costa Rica. Australia and Europe. An inspiring story of one family's journey of a lifetime..

  • Hamzat's Journey free pdfHamzat's Journey

    Downloadable Books Free. This third book in the Refugee Journeys series follows the story of a boy from Chechnya. In 2001 when Chechens were at war with Russia, he was on his way to school in the capi