Olya and Lesya Escape the Invaders  


Olya and Lesya Escape the Invaders
Uproute | August 1, 2022 | 40 pages
ISBN: 9781990735141

Donations from sales of the book will go toward relocation initiatives to help Ukrainian newcomers settle into their new homes. "Olya and Lesya Escape the Invaders" is about two young Ukrainian ballet students who escape from Mariupol and embark on a difficult journey to safety. Along the way they encounter helpers who aid them on their way, including an angelic grandmother and a dog named Rini. Although they know they will miss their homeland, they eventually make their way to Canada where they too become important helpers.