Refugees and Immigrants

Picture Books about Refugees — fiction and nonfiction
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Adrift at Sea
Afghan Dreams
Always Remember Me
Anne Frank
The Arabic Quilt: An Immigration Story
Azzi in Between
The Banana Leaf Ball
Bartali’s Bicycle: The True Story of Gino Bartali, Italy’s Secret Hero
Brothers in Hope
The Butterfly
The Color of Home
The Day War Came
Dia’s Story Cloth
Dreams of Freedom
Emma’s Poem

Four Feet Two Sandals
The Grand Mosque of Paris
The Greatest Skating Race
Hamzat’s Journey
Hidden
His Name was Raoul Wallenberg
How I Learned Geography
How Many Days to America?
Idriss and His Marble
Irene Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto
Irene’s Jars of Secrets
The Journey
The Lion and the Unicorn

Mali Under the Night sky
Marwan’s Journey
Me and My Fear
Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman who Rescued Anne Frank’s Diary
Mohammed’s Journey
The Most Beautiful Thing
Mr. Benjamin’s Suitcase
Muktar and the Camels
Mustafa
My Beautiful Birds
My Father’s Boat
My Name is Sangoel
My Name was Hussein
My Secret War Diary
Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued
Our Journey from Tibet
Passage to Feedom
Refuge

Sea Prayer
Stepping Stones
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees
Terrible Things
The Three Lucys
What is a Refugee?
Where Will I Live?
Why Am I Here?
Wishes
Yusra Swims

Novels about Refugees/Asylum Seekers

The Bone Sparrow
Caravan to the North: Misael’s Long Walk
Catherine’s War
Chance: Escape from the Holocaust
The Day My Father Became a Bush
Efren Divided
An Elephant in the Garden
The Eleventh Trade
Escape from Aleppo
Escape from Syria
Everything Sad is Untrue
The Fox Girl and the White Gazelle
My Havana
Home of the Brave
The House of Sixty Fathers
Inside Out & Back Again
Journey of Dreams
Land of the Cranes
The Little Riders
A Long Pitch Home
A Long Walk to Water
Lost Boy Lost Girl
Nowhere Boy
Odette’s Secrets
The Only Road
Oranges in No Mans Land
The Red Pencil

Refugee
Sleeping with the Light On
Tasting the Sky
Twenty and Ten
The Unwanted: Stories of Syrian Refugees
Welcome to Nowhere
When Stars Are Scattered
Without Refuge

Picture Books about Immigration — fiction and nonfiction

The Arrival
Dreamers
Goodbye 382 Shin Dang Dong
Grandfather’s Journey
Her Right Foot
How My Parents Learned to Eat
I is for Immigrant
I’m New Here
King of the Sky
La Frontera: El viagje con papa/My Journey with Papa
Leaving China
The Matchbox Diary
Migrant
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist
Saffron Ice Cream
A Sky Without Lines
Someone New
The Thanksgiving Door
Their Great Gift
Watercress
We Came to America

Chapter-length Books about Immigration

Front Desk
Illegal
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel
Three Keys
The Turtle of Oman
Wishtree