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Lauren Bohn is a multimedia journalist based in Istanbul and co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted, an initiative dedicated to amplifying female voices in foreign policy. She's the founding assistant editor of the Cairo Review of Global Affairs in Egypt, where she was a Fulbright fellow and Pulitzer Center grantee.
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Beyond the Sand and Sea
One Family's Quest for a Country to Call Home
TY McCormick - Mar 30, 2021
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From Ty McCormick, winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, an epic and timeless story of a family in search of safety, security, and a place to call home.When Asad Hussein was growing up in the world’s largest refugee camp, nearly every aspect of life revolved around getting to America—a distant land where anything was possible. Thousands...
Lauren Bohn
Mar 30, 2021
Happy pub day to @TyMcCormick whose beautiful book BEYOND THE SAND AND SEA about a family of refugees and their 30-year odyssey to reach the US is one of the best I’ve read this year. Join him tonight in convo w/ the brilliant ⁦@Nanjala1⁩: ⁦⁩      source
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Never Forgotten
Patricia C. McKissack - Oct 11, 2011
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A 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book"Forceful and iconic," raved Publishers Weekly in a starred review. This gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team Leo and Diane Dillon is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families. Set in West Afri...
Lauren Bohn
Sep 14, 2019
I just spent the morning reading Patricia C. McKissack’s children’s book “Never Forgotten.” It’s been a while since I’ve read something so beautiful, so searing. So nurturing. So elementally powerful. Buy it now. 🦋🌬✨      source