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Building a Home - Casandra Lee

Building a Home - Casandra Lee

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Building a Home takes us on the journeys of six children from Syria, Kazakhstan, Mexico, and Pakistan who are now living, playing, and going to school in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough.

It is inspired by the candid accounts and beautiful artwork of the children.

Building A Home was commissioned by the New Canadians Centre and written and illustrated by Casandra Lee.

Casandra Lee is an Asian-American children’s author and illustrator. She moved to Canada in 2019 and now lives in Peterborough, Ontario. Casandra teaches at a Montessori school. Building a Home is her second children’s book publication. More of her work can be found at

Founded in 1979, The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCC) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to supporting immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in the Peterborough and Northumberland regions. More on their work can be found at

Recommended for ages 5 to 12.
Suitable for ages 5 and under with guidance.