Nomination: A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival

51jvxyd7iml-_sx331_bo1204203200_Fleming, Melissa. A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival. 2017. 288p. Flatiron Books, $25.99 (9781250105998). Gr. 10-up.

Increasing violence in Syria forces 16-year-old student Doaa Al Zamel to flee her homeland. Doaa’s true story of resistance and survival underscores the ongoing plight of Syrian refugees.