Homes: A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah
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Professional Book Nerds, Podcast. "On today's very special episode, Jill and Adam speak with Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung, co-creators of Homes: A Refugee Story."
National Post. "ESL teacher Winnie Yeung and student Abu Bakr al Rabeeah crafted Homes: A Refugee Story — which follows his life in Iraq and Syria and move to in Canada"
It’s a love story: Chuck Comeau, Abu Bakr al Rabeeah & Winnie Yeung discuss the memoir Homes
CBC Books. "The memoir tells the story of al Rabeeah's childhood in Iraq and Syria, playing soccer with his cousins and working with his father in the midst of civil war, before they came to Canada as refugees."
Statistics Canada. "In 2015, the Canadian government announced a plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada by the end of February 2016, in the wake of the ongoing war in Syria since 2011 and the ensuing humanitarian crisis."