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by Amira


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Diary of a Teenage Refugee" by Amira.

This account comes from a 16-year-old Syrian girl named Amira and details the past three years of her life in a refugee camp in the neighboring country of Lebanon.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Community and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How are we changed by war?" and "How are communities formed?"

Ways to support your child: