Refugee Children (3-11)

14 children's books about refugees

If you're struggling to explain the refugee crisis to young children, these books may help.


Azzi in Between cover

1. Azzi in Between

Sarah Garland
Four Feet Two Sandals cover

2. Four Feet, Two Sandals

Karen Lynn Williams
A Long Walk to Water cover

5. A Long Walk to Water

Linda Sue Park
Lily's Crossing cover

6. Lily's Crossing

Patricia Reilly Giff
Gleam and Glow cover

8. Gleam and Glow

Eve Bunting
We Are All Born Free cover

10. We are All Born Free

Amnesty International
Dreams of Freedom cover

11. Dreams of Freedom

Amnesty International
The Un-Forgotten Coat cover

13. The Unforgotten Coat

Frank Cottrell Boyce
Illegal cover

14. Illegal

Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano (Illus)

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust