Everything Sad is Untrue

Everything Sad Is Untrue

Nayeri, Daniel

Naveri powerfully tells the story of his mother's conversion to Christianity in a country where the act is a capital offense. The family escaped from the secret police to refugee camps in Italy before finally immigrating to Oklahoma. 

Middle East Book Award Winner
Amazon Best of the Year
Booklist Editors' Choice
Wall Street Journal Best of the Year

Grades 7 and up

To read more about the experiences of refugees, read A Long Trek to Freedom.