Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Lerner Publishing Group
According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well as armed conflicts in Nigeria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, and the Central African Republic contributed to the continuing exodus of people into Europe and North America. Learn more about these modern mass exoduses, what is fueling them in the 21st century, how...
Twenty-First Century Books
Recalls the excitement at the launching of the Titanic, the shock of its' rapid sinking with the loss of many lives, and the legal aftermath of the tragedy.