Escape to Freedom

etf_coverEscape to Freedom: The Dangerous Trek of Tibetan Youth is the true story of the thousands of Tibetan youth fleeing their homeland in search of cultural freedom and a good education. Many of these youth flee without their parents, some without any adult at all. The brave youth in this book endured untold hardships in Chinese-occupied Tibet. They left their homeland and loved ones, risking their lives on the journey to a new life. Once they reached freedom, they faced lives as refugees in a country with new customs, food, and languages. More children and teens follow in their footsteps everyday.

Details

  • Written by Naomi C. Rose
  • Photos by Birgit van der Wijer
  • Adapted from Child Exodus from Tibet by Birgit Van der Wijer
  • ISBN: 81-86230-69-6
  • Softcover, 80 pages, 8 X 8
  • Ages 13 and up
  • Published by Paljor Publications
  • February 2011


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International Campaign for Tibet

“Escape to Freedom” is the true and inspiring story of the thousands of Tibetan youth fleeing their homeland in search of cultural freedom and education. Many of them flee without their parents, some without any adult at all. The brave youth in this book endured untold hardships in Chinese-occupied Tibet. On their journey to freedom, they risked imprisonment, injury, and death. Once they reached freedom, they faced lives as refugees in a country with new customs, food, and languages. More children and teens follow in their footsteps everyday.

Using stories, interviews, and photos from Birgit van de Wijer’s book “Child Exodus from Tibet”, Naomi C. Rose portrays the compelling truth about these brave youth.

Naomi is an award-winning author, artist, and storyteller. She dedicates her writing and artwork to stories of wisdom and peace for children of all ages. Birgit van de Wijer is active in the Tibetan cause since 1998 and author of the books: “Child Exodus from Tibet” (2006) and “Tibet’s Forgotten Heroes. The story of Tibet’s resistance against China” (2010). “Escape to Freedom” is available on www. amazon.com or www.naomicrose.com