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Summary: In a unique collaboration with photographer and educator Wendy Ewald, eighteen immigrant teenagers create an alphabet defining their experiences in pictures and words. Wendy helped the teenagers pose for and design the photographs, interviewing them along the way about their own journeys and perspectives. America Border Culture Dreamer presents Wendy and the students' poignant and powerful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.23 EWA

Sarsour, Linda

Summary: "An inspiring and empowering young readers edition of We Are Not Here to be Bystanders, the memoir by Women's March coorganizer and activist Linda Sarsour.You can count on me, your Palestinian Muslim sister, to keep her voice loud, keep her feet on the streets, and keep my head held high because I am not afraid. On January 17, 2017, Linda Sarsour stood in the National Mall to deliver a speech...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division,  2022

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Lovato, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Lovato shares a timely and no-holds-barred tale of gang life, guerilla warfare, immigration, and intergenerational trauma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LOV

Ali, Wajahat

Summary: "A rollercoaster ride of a memoir, by turns hilarious and heartbreaking, by the journalist, playwright, and political activist Wajahat Ali. "Go back to where you came from, you terrorist!" This is just one of the many warm, lovely, and helpful tips that Wajahat Ali and other children of immigrants receive on a daily basis. Go back where exactly? His hometown in the San Francisco Bay Area, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALI, WAJAHAT ALI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ALI ALI

Hajratwala, Minal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0491 HAJRATWALA, MINAL HAJ

Sarsour, Linda

Summary: "Women's March co-organizer Linda Sarsour shares how growing up Palestinian Muslim American, feminist, and empowered moved her to become a globally recognized and celebrated activist on behalf of marginalized communities across the country"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 INK, Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SARSOUR, LINDA SAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SARSOUR SAR

Lovato, Roberto

Summary: A journalistic memoir detailing the author's firsthand experiences with immigration, gang life, and guerilla warfare explores the violence that shaped generations of his impoverished Salvadoran family to connect today's immigration crisis to the realities of everyday families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOVATO, ROBERTO LOV

Hsu, Hua

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "From the New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu, a gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art. In the eyes of 18-year-old Hua Hsu, the problem with Ken-with his passion for Dave Matthews, Abercrombie & Fitch, and his fraternity-is that he is exactly like everyone else. Ken, whose Japanese American family has been in the United States for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B HSU HSU

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEP

Chopra, Deepak

Summary: Traces the lives of the Chopra brothers from India to the United States, where they both excelled in healing, one as a world-renowned spiritual teacher, the other as a professor at Harvard Medical School.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CHOPRA, DEEPAK & SANJIV CHO

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