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Homes: A Refugee Story Book Launch
May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
You’re invited! Please join Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung as they celebrate the launch of HOMES: A REFUGEE STORY, published by Freehand Books. HOMES tells Bakr’s story of growing up in Iraq and Syria and ultimately finding a new home with his parents and siblings in Edmonton.
Free event — come and enjoy some refreshments, meet Bakr and Winnie, and hear the inspiring stories behind the story!
Our thanks to the SNAP Gallery (SNAP – Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists) for hosting this special event!
Abu Bakr al Rabeeah is currently a high school student in Edmonton. After three years of living in Canada, he enjoys his life here, but also dreams of a future where he can return to help rebuild Iraq and Syria.
Winnie Yeung has been an English Language Arts teacher for ten years. HOMES is her first book. She lives in Edmonton with her black pug, Zoe.