One Day We Had to Run . . .
CLING. Don’t let go. Hold tight. Never give up. FLY. Rev up. Lift off. Soar. PEDAL. Set off. Cycle. Pedal for your life.
Throughout history, ordinary people have been forced to leave their families and homes because of war, famine, slavery, intolerance, economic and political upheaval, or climate change. These remarkable true stories of escape show how courageous people all around the world have overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles in their flight to freedom.
978-1-911373-81-0Temporarily out of stock
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||40|
“A compelling look at refugee experiences.”—Booklist
“An arresting collection of deep, accessible stories of people on the move.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
Author: Wah Chen
Author: Ming Chen
Ming and Wah Chen are identical twins who love history, plucky heroes, and anything by Agatha Christie. Graduates of Harvard and Columbia Universities respectively, they have previously published two children's books and live in Hong Kong and Los Angeles.
Illustrator: Carmen Vela
Carmen Vela is an independent art director, designer and illustrator from Spain. For over a decade she has been living between Hong Kong, Brooklyn, and Europe, fueled by her love of books, paper and stories.