Yasmin's Journey

Miriam Halahmy

Series: Promises
Interest Age: 13 - 18 Years old
Reading Age: 6.5 - 8 Years old
Published: 22 November 2016
AR Book Level: TBC
Book Band: Purple
Catch Up Level: TBC
Lexile Level: TBC
Pages: 64pp
Words: 4,750 words
Fiction

Availability: In stock

Paperback (format)
ISBN: 9781785912566
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ISBN: 9781785912658
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Description

Fifteen-year-old Yasmin lives with her parents and six year old brother Ali in a small town in Syria. The country is at war, and after her father is injured in a bomb blast, Yasmin is forced to leave Syria with Ali to find a new life for them both. Her difficult journey takes her through the refugee camps of Turkey, into Greece and ultimately to western Europe. In the face of many terrors and terrible dangers, Yasmin strikes up a romantic friendship with sixteen-year-old Kamal. Can they find peace and safety together?

 

Featuring a warm romantic love story combined with relevant cultural and social issues, this book is idea for the girl who may be a reluctant reader but who wants to read books that are applicable to her age group. As part of the Promises series, this book tells a love story with light-heartedness and warmth, while dealing with real-life issues from a different perspective.