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I'm called an asylum seeker; but that's not my name ...
girl flees her homeland, making a long and treacherous boat journey with
her mother to seek asylum in Australia. Starting a new life is
challenging, but they work hard to create a new home. Told from the
little girl's point of view, the story is both heartbreaking and
triumphant, allowing timely and sensitive discussion of what drives
people to become refugees and the challenges they face.