Yasmin's Journey, Ransom Books.


Yasmin, 15 yrs, lives with her parents and six year old brother Ali in a small town in Syria. The country is at war, and after her father is injured in a bomb blast Yasmin is forced to leave Syria with Ali to find a new life for them both. Her difficult journey takes her through the refugee camps of Turkey, into Greece and ultimately to western Europe. In the face of many terrors and terrible dangers, Yasmin strikes up a romantic friendship with 16 year old Kamal. Can they find peace and safety together?
This book is suitable for emerging teenage readers.  (And anyone who likes a good short story.)