Nujeen : one girl's incredible journey from war-torn Syria in a wheelchair
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Published
New York, NY : HarperWave, [2016].
Edition
First U.S. edition.
ISBN
9780062567734, 006256773X
Physical Desc
289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 24 cm
Status
Acton - Adult
Biography Mustafa, N.
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Published
New York, NY : HarperWave, [2016].
Format
Book
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780062567734, 006256773X

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General Note
Includes index.
Description
Traces the inspiring story of Syrian refugee Nujeen Mustafa, who after being born with cerebral palsy and denied an education because of her disability made a harrowing journey by wheelchair from her war-ravaged home to safety in Germany.
Description
For millions around the globe, sixteen-year-old Nujeen Mustafa embodies the best of the human spirit. Confined to a wheelchair by cerebral palsy and denied formal schooling in Syria because of her disability, Nujeen taught herself English by watching American soap operas. When her small town became the epicenter of the brutal fight between ISIS militants and US-backed Kurdish troops in 2014, she and her family were forced to flee. Despite her physical limitations, Nujeen embarked on the arduous trek to safety and a new life. The grueling sixteen-month odyssey by foot, boat, and bus took her across Turkey and the Mediterranean to Greece, through Macedonia to Serbia and Hungary, and finally to Germany. Yet in spite of the tremendous physical hardship she endured, Nujeen's extraordinary optimism never wavered. Refusing to give in to despair or see herself as a passive victim, she kept her head high. As she told a BBC reporter, "You should fight to get what you want in this world." Told by acclaimed British foreign correspondent Christina Lamb, this is a unique and powerful memoir that gives voice to the Syrian refugee crisis, offering a vision of hope and inspiration from unlikely circumstances.--From dust jacket.
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Text in English.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mustafa, N., & Lamb, C. (2016). Nujeen: one girl's incredible journey from war-torn Syria in a wheelchair (First U.S. edition.). HarperWave.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mustafa, Nujeen and Christina, Lamb. 2016. Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey From War-torn Syria in a Wheelchair. HarperWave.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mustafa, Nujeen and Christina, Lamb. Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey From War-torn Syria in a Wheelchair HarperWave, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mustafa, Nujeen,, and Christina Lamb. Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey From War-torn Syria in a Wheelchair First U.S. edition., HarperWave, 2016.

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