This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and
timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home.
JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With
the threat of concentration camps looming, he and
his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world .
ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and
unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft,
hoping to find safety in America . . .
MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his
homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family
begin a long trek toward Europe . . . All three kids go on harrowing
journeys in search of refuge.
All will face unimaginable dangers -- from drownings to bombings
But there is always the hope of tomorrow.
And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents
and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together
in the end.