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Alpha : Abidjan to Gare du Nord

By: Bessora Barroux(Illustrated by) Ardizzone, Sarah(Translated by)

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1911370014 / 9781911370017
Paperback
741.5
01/08/2016
Stock expected by 25/10/2019
Graphic novels
26 cm 119 pages : chiefly illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (colour)
Quiz No: 230981, Points 2.00, Book Level 4.60,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Published in Scotland. "Endorsed by Amnesty International"--Back cover.

Alpha Coulibaly is emblematic of the refugee crisis today - just one of millions on the move, at the mercy of people traffickers, endlessly frustrated, endangered and exploited as he attempts to rejoin his family, already in Europe.

With a visa, Alpha's journey would take a matter of hours; without one he is adrift for eighteen months.

Along the way he meets an unforgettable cast of characters, each one giving another human face to the crisis.

The book is presented in graphic novel format, with artwork created in cheap felt-tip pen and wash, materials Alpha himself might be able to access.

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YFW Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)

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