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In the Sea There Are Crocodiles: About refugees in the U.S. and Vermont

Resources to enrich and support reading of Castleton University's 2015 FYS Summer Reading Book, In the Sea There Are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda

About resettlement in the U.S.

Learn about refugee resettlement in the United States

BEYOND THE FIRE introduces the real-life stories of 15 teenagers, now living in the U.S., who have survived war in seven war zones.

Refugees in Vermont in the news

Read an article from the Burlington free weekly Seven Days: Out Of Africa... and Into Vermont: Refugees and local activists make cross-continental connections

 Watch a short Quicktime video about the micro-agriculture program from Association of Africans Living in Vermont:  New Farms for New Americans

Listen or read a transcript of a Vermont Edition (Vermont Public Radio) radio show: African refugees acclimate to Vermont

You can browse through headlines of news stories in the Burlington Free Press about Vermont refugees to get an idea of issues and events in Vermont.  The articles can then be accessed on microfilm in the library.

Online exhibits--Vermont refugees and migrants

Two online exhibits on immigrants and migrant workers in Vermont, from the Vermont Folklife Center Vision and Voice Documentary Workspace


Images and stories of
refugees resettled in Vermont


The Golden Cage:
Mexican Migrant Workers
and Vermont Dairy Farmers

A documentary project
featuring photographs and
audio and text interviews