When Stars are Scattered by  Omar Mohamed  and Victoria Jamieson
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When Stars are Scattered by Omar Mohamed and Victoria Jamieson

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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 fairy tale ending, this incredible true story is brought to life by  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