Everyone knows the story of how Jesus was humbly born in a manger when there was no room at the inn. But here is a lyrical depiction of what came next: the new family's travels through the desert, fleeing Herod's soldiers in order to find a safe place to welcome their son into the world. A refreshing look at the classic Christmas story that's never been more relevant, "Refuge" asks readers to consider the modern day implications of being forced to flee your home country.
From now through December 31, 2016, Cokesbury will donate three dollars from the sale of each book sold to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering.
The publisher, Little, Brown & Company, will separately donate one dollar from each copy of retail net sales in the United States, to USA for UNHCR: the UN Refugee Agency, through September 2017. (Note: these contributions are not tax deductible by the consumer.)