Stories of Asylum Seekers by Cath Senker
  

Synopsis

Stories of Asylum Seekers by Cath Senker

In this book fourteen people relate their true stories of courage and heroism in the face of persecution and disaster.

About the Author

Cath Senker is a children's non-fiction writer who specialises in writing about modern history, global issues and world religions. Her latest history titles include Living Through the Vietnam War (Raintree, 2011), Our World Divided: Israel and the Middle East (Wayland, 2011) and A Cultural History of Women in America: Women Claim the Vote (Bailey Publishing, 2011). She has a particular interest in the topics of migration, refugees and racism and recently wrote Mapping Global Issues: Immigrants and Refugees (Arcturus, 2011). In her work, Cath aims to highlight individuals' experiences and to present different viewpoints in a non-judgemental way as a basis for discussion. Cath also works as a project manager and editor on non-fiction titles for both children and adults. Before embarking on a freelance career, she worked as a commissioning editor for a children's educational publishing company for eight years. She is also an experienced ESOL teacher. Cath volunteers with City Reads, a project that aims to widen the enjoyment of books and reading among people of all ages, especially people from disadvantaged communities. She is a also a keen amateur cyclist, cook and gardener.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Cath Senker
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

11th November 2010

ISBN

9781445100753


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