Finding Home

The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees

Looking for a place to call home.

La description

People have always searched for a place to call home. In this book we explore the history of human migration, the current issues facing immigrants and refugees today, and the stories of people who have moved across the globe looking for safety, security and happiness. Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, with photographs and illustrations throughout.


  • Commended, BC Books for BC Schools 2021
  • Nominated, Forest of Reading Yellow Cedar Award 2022
  • Commended, Ontario Library association (OLA) Best Bets 2022
  • Commended, Children’s Book Council & National Council for Social Studies Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2022


“Timely and educational, Finding Home will foster among readers a greater understanding of human migration and empathy for the thousands of immigrants and refugees who seek a better life in their adopted country. Highly Recommended. ”

- CM: Canadian Review of Materials

“An accessible yet comprehensive introduction to immigration. ”

- Publishers Weekly

“At a time when immigration and refugees are major talking points in global politics, this is a very comprehensive title for readers who want to know more…A good addition to any school or public library, which spotlights the varied experiences of immigrants. ”

- School Library Journal

“Required reading. ..Readers will enjoy all the many stories and facts Lee has accumulated. ..I can find no fault with this beautifully produced book and thoroughly recommend it to both young and older adults alike. ”

- The Ormsby Review

“Timely and an important educational tool. ”

- Lauren Dembicky, Vancouver Writers Fest