Refugee

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Refugee

By Alan Gratz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do Isabel and her family have to leave Cuba?
    • A. 

      The Cuban authorities are looking for Isabel's father.

    • B. 

      The family's home is destroyed in an airstrike.

    • C. 

      Isabel's father has stolen food to feed his family. 

    • D. 

      Isabel's father has been sent to a prison camp.

  • 2. 
    Why can't Isabel and her family stay in the Bahamas?
    • A. 

      Bahamian law makes it illegal for foreigners to come into the country without permission. 

    • B. 

      The officials in the Bahamas think they are from Haiti.

    • C. 

      Isabel's mother is pregnant.

    • D. 

      They do not have the money.

  • 3. 
    What happens just as Isabel and her family are in sight of Miami?
    • A. 

      Isabel's mother has a baby.

    • B. 

      Isabel's father begins to cry.

    • C. 

      Their boat sinks.

    • D. 

      They are arrested by the U.S. Coast Guard.

  • 4. 
    Mahmoud and his brother are ______ just before their apartment is destroyed
    • A. 

      Praying

    • B. 

      Sleeping

    • C. 

      Doing homework

    • D. 

      Playing video games

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the ship that Josef and his family are on during their journey to Cuba?
    • A. 

      St. Louis

    • B. 

      Rosenburg

    • C. 

      Dachau

    • D. 

      Leviathan

  • 6. 
    Isabel plays the _____ to make extra money for her family.
    • A. 

      Trumpet

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Piano

    • D. 

      Flute

  • 7. 
    Who are the only passengers from the St. Louis who are safe upon their return to Europe?
    • A. 

      The passengers who make it to Great Britain.

    • B. 

      The passengers who are arrested in Havana.

    • C. 

      The passenger who become Nazis.

    • D. 

       The passengers who had enough money to flee to America.

  • 8. 
    Where do Mahmoud and his family finally settle at the end of their journey?
    • A. 

      Berlin, Germany

    • B. 

      Aleppo, Syria

    • C. 

      Havana, Cuba

    • D. 

      Miami, Florida

  • 9. 
    Why did Mahmoud's mother hand his baby sister to a stranger?
    • A. 

      She was afraid the baby would drown if she didn't.

    • B. 

      The Coast Guard forced her to give the baby up.

    • C. 

      The baby was too heavy for her to carry.

    • D. 

      The baby was too sick to travel.

  • 10. 
    Why is Josef's father taken away to a concentration camp?
    • A. 

      He continues to practice law after the Nazis make it illegal.

    • B. 

      His mother keeps valuable items that the Nazis have forbidden her to keep.

    • C. 

      He steals food from the Nazis. 

    • D. 

      He refused to wear the yellow star required by the Nazis.