Stormy Seas in Italy: A Narrated Photo Essay by Mariella Bertelli

In April of this year, IBBY Canada President Mary Beth Leatherdale and IBBY Canada member Mariella Bertelli travelled to Italy to launch the Italian translation of Mary Beth’s Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees.

Stormy Seas presents five true stories of young people who set sail in search of asylum.

This narrated photo essay by Mariella gives tribute to those involved in this international collaboration, those involved in the translation of Stormy Seas — and the events celebrating the launch of the translation in Bologna, Rome and Lampedusa.

Scroll through the photo essay and click on the play button to listen below.

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