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Hopeful and Uplifting

Hopeful and Uplifting

PAJAMA PRESS –  A poignant and prominent article with My Beautiful Birds by Pajama Press being featured -New York Times, Sunday Art Section …

Children’s Authors Take On The Refugee Crisis

…….. Suzanne Del Rizzo’s picture book “My Beautiful Birds” is based on an article she read about a Syrian boy living in Jordan in the Zaatari refugee camp who had tamed wild birds. In her book, she writes from the perspective of Sami, a boy who trains pigeons and must leave his birds behind when his family evacuates from their home in Syria and walks to a refugee camp in Jordan. There, Sami finds solace in caring for wild birds. ………


School Library Journal (03/01/2017): VERDICT A stunning offering for libraries wishing to add to their collection of hopeful yet realistic refugee tales.–Brittany Drehobl, Eisenhower Public Library District, IL


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