Authors: 9–12

Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed

A stunning graphic novel which tells the heart-wrenching true story about Omar and his brother Hassan’s life in Dadaab, a Kenyan refugee camp, that will restore your faith in real-life happy endings.

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When Stars are Scattered

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.

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