When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed

When Stars Are Scattered

Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed with Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator)

264 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction graphic novel memoir middle grade emotional sad slow-paced


Heartbreak and hope exist together in this remarkable graphic novel about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl. Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their...

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emotional 86%
hopeful 67%
inspiring 63%
sad 60%
informative 48%
reflective 40%
challenging 31%
tense 10%
adventurous 9%
dark 8%
funny 4%
lighthearted 3%


medium 48%
fast 35%
slow 16%

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