National Book Award finalists Omar Mohamed and Victoria Jamieson talk about their graphic novel, “When Stars are Scattered.” thise story of Omar's childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya reveals the resiliency of the human spirit in spite of trauma, uncertainty and boredom.
|Where:||Stocker Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)|
|When:||Sat, Mar 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm |
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
Victoria Jamieson is the creator of "All's Faire in Middle School" and the Newbery Honor Book "Roller Girl." Her collaboration with Omar Mohamed, "When Stars are Scattered," was named a National Book Award Finalist....
Omar Mohamed spent his childhood at the Dadaab camp in Kenya. He now lives in Pennsylvania and works at a center to help resettle other refugees. He is the founder of Refugee Strong, a non-profit organization that empowers students living in refugee camps....