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A heart-wrenching true story about life in a Kenyan refugee camp that will restore your faith in real-life happy endings.

Omar and his brother Hassan, two Somali boys, have spent a long time in the Dadaab refugee camp. Separated from their mother, they are looked after by a friendly stranger. Life in the camp isn't always easy. The hunger is constant . . . but there's football to look forward to, and now there's a chance Omar will get to go to school . . .
With a heart-wrenching fairytale ending, this incredible true story is brought to life by Victoria's stunning illustrations. This book perfectly depicts life in a refugee camp for 8-12 year olds.
'Does everything one can ask of a book, and then some.' Kirkus
'Fantastic graphic novel.' The New York Times Book Review
'Sensitive and poignant.' School Library Journal
'Not to be missed.' Booklist

When Stars are Scattered Reviews | Toppsta

9780571363858
  • ISBN: 9780571363858
  • Pub Date: 2nd July 2020
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Imprint: Faber & Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 264

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About Victoria Jamieson

Victoria Jamieson (www.victoriajamieson.com) is the author of the New York Times bestseller Roller Girl . She lives with her family in Portland, Oregon.

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Victoria Jamieson (www.victoriajamieson.com) is the author of the New York Times bestseller Roller Girl . She lives with her family in Portland, Oregon.

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