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My Name is Rez

Rez Gardi was born in a Kurdish refugee camp in Pakistan and came to New Zealand as a young child, with her family. This graphic text is a memoir, looking back on her life so far.

Cover image of "My Name Is Rez"


  • AudienceKaiakoStudents
  • Curriculum Level3
  • Education SectorPrimary
  • Learning AreaHealth and PEEnglish
  • Resource LanguageEnglish
  • Resource typeText/Chapter
  • SeriesSchool Journal

About this resource

Series: School Journal Level 3 November 2017

Reading year level: 6

Category: Non-fiction

Topics: bullying, change, comic, culture, difference, graphic text, immigrants, Iraq, Kurdistan, Kurds, migration, Pakistan, refugee camps, refugees, resettlement, Rez Gardi, school, teasing, Turkey, war


My Name is Rez

Words by Toby Morris
Illustrations by Toby Morris

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