The Resource From bombs to books : the remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools, David Starr

From bombs to books : the remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools, David Starr

Label
From bombs to books : the remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools
Title
From bombs to books
Title remainder
the remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools
Statement of responsibility
David Starr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As Canada welcomes tens of thousands of Syrian refugees, as well as many others finding their way in Canada, communities across the country are dealing with the challenges of welcoming and integrating them. This is a book about how schools can play a powerful and positive role in the day-to-day lives of refugee families. David Starr has served as the principal at two schools in BC where a majority of the student population comes from refugee families. While the students at Edmonds Community and Byrne Creek Community schools in Burnaby, BC, come from all over the world, many are recent arrivals from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sudan. In this book, David Starr shares the deeply moving stories of his students, their parents and the staff at Edmonds. He describes the upheavals that many of these families have undergone. He writes about how teachers and other support workers have embraced their students and gone about making a difference in their lives. And he tells the stories of students and their views of t
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Starr, David
Dewey number
371.826/9140922711
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edmonds Community School (Burnaby, B.C.)
  • Byrne Creek Community School (Burnaby, B.C.)
  • Refugee children
  • Refugee children
  • Refugees
  • Edmonds Community School (Burnaby, C.-B.)
  • Byrne Creek Community School (Burnaby, C.-B.)
  • Enfants réfugiés
  • Enfants réfugiés
  • Réfugiés
Label
From bombs to books : the remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools, David Starr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Where does hope come from? -- Beginnings -- From many places -- It began with a story -- Sisters in struggle -- Freedom smells like sunlight detergent -- They cannot hide from the world -- They did -- The legacy of violence -- Three simple wishes -- She was so beautiful -- My heart moved -- This is what war looks like to women -- A guest of the government of Iraq -- I would go back if I could -- White birds and machine guns -- In breath, you listen -- Keeping hope alive -- These things happen in Africa -- The last song of Akol Chol -- Endings -- Afterword -- Acknowledgements
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781459411753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946215603
  • (OCoLC)ocn946215603
Label
From bombs to books : the remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools, David Starr
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Where does hope come from? -- Beginnings -- From many places -- It began with a story -- Sisters in struggle -- Freedom smells like sunlight detergent -- They cannot hide from the world -- They did -- The legacy of violence -- Three simple wishes -- She was so beautiful -- My heart moved -- This is what war looks like to women -- A guest of the government of Iraq -- I would go back if I could -- White birds and machine guns -- In breath, you listen -- Keeping hope alive -- These things happen in Africa -- The last song of Akol Chol -- Endings -- Afterword -- Acknowledgements
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781459411753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946215603
  • (OCoLC)ocn946215603

Library Locations

  • Albert D. Cohen Management LibraryBorrow it
    181 Freedman Crescent, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V4, CA
    49.807878 -97.129961
  • Architecture/Fine Arts LibraryBorrow it
    84 Curry Place, Winnipeg, MB, CA
    49.807716 -97.136226
  • Archives and Special CollectionsBorrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle (Elizabeth Dafoe Library), Room 330, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Bibliothèque Alfred-Monnin (Université de Saint-Boniface)Borrow it
    200, avenue de la Cathédrale, Local 2110, Winnipeg, MB, R2H 0H7, CA
    49.888861 -97.119735
  • Bill Larson Library (Grace Hospital)Borrow it
    300 Booth Drive, G-227, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 3M7, CA
    49.882400 -97.276436
  • Carolyn Sifton - Helene Fuld Library (St. Boniface General Hospital)Borrow it
    409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2H 2A6, CA
    49.883388 -97.126050
  • Concordia Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    1095 Concordia Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2K 3S8, CA
    49.913252 -97.064683
  • Donald W. Craik Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    75B Chancellors Circle (Engineering Building E3), Room 361, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809053 -97.133292
  • E.K. Williams Law LibraryBorrow it
    224 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V4, CA
    49.811829 -97.131017
  • Eckhardt-Gramatté Music LibraryBorrow it
    136 Dafoe Road (Taché Arts Complex), Room 257, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.807964 -97.132222
  • Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryBorrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Fr. H. Drake Library (St. Paul's College)Borrow it
    70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M6, CA
    49.810605 -97.138184
  • J.W. Crane Memorial Library (Deer Lodge Centre)Borrow it
    2109 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 0L3, CA
    49.878000 -97.235520
  • Libraries Annex (not open to the public; please see web page for details)Borrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle (in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library), Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Neil John Maclean Health Sciences LibraryBorrow it
    727 McDermot Avenue (Brodie Centre), 200 Level, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, CA
    49.903563 -97.160554
  • Sciences and Technology LibraryBorrow it
    186 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M8, CA
    49.811526 -97.133257
  • Seven Oaks General Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    2300 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 3M3, CA
    49.955177 -97.148865
  • Sister St. Odilon Library (Misericordia Health Centre)Borrow it
    99 Cornish Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1A2, CA
    49.879592 -97.160425
  • St. John's College LibraryBorrow it
    92 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M5, CA
    49.811242 -97.137156
  • Victoria General Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    2340 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2E8, CA
    49.806755 -97.152739
  • William R Newman Library (Agriculture)Borrow it
    66 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2R3, CA
    49.806936 -97.135525
Processing Feedback ...