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Social Science Emigration & Immigration

From Bombs to Books

The remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools

by (author) David Star

James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Aug 2016
Emigration & Immigration, General, Minority Studies
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    Publish Date
    Aug 2016
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This book chronicles how schools in Canada can — and do — play a positive role in the day-to-day lives of refugee families. Written by a principal who has worked at two of the most diverse schools in Canada, David Starr shares the deeply moving stories of his students, their parents and the staff and documents the central role of schools in the process of integrating refugee families into Canadian society.

About the author

DAVID STARR is the principal of Terry Fox Secondary School in Port Coquitlam, BC. He is the author of ten books, including the Sports Stories novel Empty Net as well as Golden Goal and Golden Game in Lorimer's Soccer United: Team Refugee series of sports novels. David lives in Coquitlam, BC.

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