Books That Inspire Bravery : Yusra Mardini edition

books for kids about Bravery


by Melanie Gasmen-Fleck

If you loved our Yusra Mardini issue, then you'll love these books! Dive into this fun roundup to learn more about refugees, courage, and the Olympics.  

1. Lubna and Pebble by Wendy Meddour

2. My Name is not Refugee by Kate Milner

3. I walk with Vanessa by Kerascoët

4. Off and Away by Cale Atkinson

5. The Journey by Francesca Sanna

6. Yusra Swims by Julie Abery

7. Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper by Ann Malaspina

8. Teacup by Rebecca Young

9. Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall

10. Saturday is Swimming Day by Hyewon Yum

11. The Olympics: Ancient and Modern by Joe Fullman

12. Wilma Rudolf (Little people, Big Dreams) by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara