Sibert Honor Medalist * New York Public Library Best of 2018 * The Horn Book Fanfare 2018 * Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2018 * YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Winner In the tradition of two-time Sibert Honor winner Don Brown's critically acclaimed full-color nonfiction graphic novels The Great American Dust Bowl and Drowned City, The Unwanted is a timely and eye-opening exploration of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, exposing the harsh realities of living in, and trying to escape, a war zone. AGES: 7 plus AUTHOR: Don Brown is the YALSA excellence in nonfiction and Sibert Honor award-winning author and illustrator of many nonfiction graphic novels for teens and picture book biographies.
He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolour paintings that evoke the excitement, humour, pain, and joy of lives lived with passion.
School Library Journal has called him "a current pacesetter who has put the finishing touches on the standards for storyographies." He lives in New York with his family.