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Young Immigrant Stories for Kids

Posted about 10 days ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with books for children, books for kids, emigration, experiences, families, friendship, humanity, identity, immigrants, immigration, Inspiring Stories, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories for children and survival

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, we put together a list of vibrant picture books filled with heartfelt and inspiring stories told from the perspective of young immigrants and refugees.

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15 Incredible Historical Fiction Novels Inspired by True Stories

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with atmospheric, authentic, based on true stories, beyond the bestsellers, biographical fiction, character-driven, courageous, engaging, finding a good book, Historical Fiction, intricately plotted, Love Stories, moving, moving, richly detailed, romantic, strong sense of place, survival, suspenseful and World War II Fiction

Extraordinary novels inspired by notable real-life events.

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We Shall Overcome: Great True Stories of Overcoming Hardship

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with bravery, civil rights, grit, guts, oppression, overcoming odds, perseverance, poverty, refugees, rising up, strength, struggle, survival and World War II

Tough times call for inspiring stories of people overcoming long odds or bad situations – take a look and be amazed.

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