The Pomegranate Tree in The Guardian
Tabloid journalist Vanessa Altin thought she was hardened to suffering. And then she visited
Suruc, a town on the Turkish-Syrian border filled with child refugees. What she witnessed there prompted her to write to write her YA novel The Pomegranate Tree because, she argues, teens should not be shielded from the realities of the world
Vanessa and the kids from Kobani.