Refugee by Alan Gratz
I’m Briggs and I would rather be outside riding my bike, fishing, hunting or sailing or just anything outside. I also am an avid entrepreneur and am now running my own business.
Refugee by Alan Gratz depicts three children who are fighting for their lives. The journeys these kids take are harrowing, interesting and much more.
Josef is a young Jewish boy from Germany during WWII, and is encountering things nobody should ever have to experience. Josef is forced to move away from his home because of the Nazi’s. Off he goes on a long, dreadful journey to Cuba.
Isabel, a Cuban girl in the ’90s is fleeing her country to go to the United States, “El Norte”, to find a better life. With Fidel Castro,the dictator of Cuba, on her tail she is forced to flee. When they get their chance they take it. Off to sail across to America in a “boat” made out of metal signs and a motorcycle engine.
Mahmoud, a Syrian refugee, is fleeing his homeland because of terrorism. His home as he knew it burned to ashes in the height of war. Three innocent families torn apart by political leaders, war, and much more.
Refugee is a great read! Based on real events Refugee, has changed the way I think. This book will make you realize how lucky we are to be able to live in peace, vote in elections and believe in what you want to believe in. If you like suspenseful books, Refugee is the book for you.