Of Beetles & Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard

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Mawi's inspiring memoir shares his harrowing journey from a refugee camp to Harvard University. Students will develop a deeper understanding of their larger world; understand the power of respect; and realize that anyone, regardless of their background, can succeed. Winner of awards from the American Library Association and the Social Studies Council of America. Mawi's personal story has inspired tens of thousands of students and educators around the world, and been read as a one book, one school selection in hundreds of communities.

In 39 years of teaching, I've never assigned a book that students liked so well.
— Judith Pond, 8th grade teacher