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Markham, Lauren

Summary: "A provocative, virtuosic inquiry that reveals how the valorization of times and migrations past are intimately linked to our exclusion and demonization of migrants in the present. When and how did migration become a crime? Why did "Greek ideals" become foundational to the West's idea of itself? How have our personal migration myths -and our nostalgia for a lost world of clear borders and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 325.21 MAR

Lee, Erika

Summary: "This book is a stirring account of the ordinary people and extraordinary acts that made Asian America and the young people who are remaking America today"--Amazon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0495 LEE

Caplan, Bryan Douglas

Summary: "American policy-makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country. Those in favor of welcoming more immigrants often cite humanitarian reasons, while those in favor of more restrictive laws argue the need to protect native citizens. But economist Bryan Caplan adds a new, compelling perspective to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 325.73 CAP

Choy, Catherine Ceniza

Summary: "Asian American Histories of the United States illuminates how an over-century-long history of Asian migration, labor, and community formation in the United States is fundamental to understanding the American experience and its existential crises of the early twenty-first century"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0495 CHO

Forest, Christopher

Summary: "In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the causes, main events, key players, and lasting impacts of immigration through Ellis Island. Interesting photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about this important part of American history. An infographic enhances understanding of immigration through Ellis Island, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pogo books are published by Jump! 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.8 FOR

Freedman, Russell

Summary: A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 FRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J979.4 FRE

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gale Research Co. 1986

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 PAS 1986

Martinez, Claudia Guadalupe

Summary: En el primer libro infantil que describe el capítulo olvidado de la historia de los Estados Unidos conocido como la Repatriación Mexicana, un niño y su familia dejan su amado hogar para evitar ser separados por el gobierno. Ante la perspectiva de ser separados, un niño y su familia toman la difícil decisión de dejar su hogar y emprender un viaje lleno de incertidumbre. En el camino, se...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

Havemeyer, Janie

Summary: Looks into the lives, challenges, and successes of Chinese immigrants.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 HAV

De León, Jason

Summary: "An intimate and one-of-a-kind look at the world of human smuggling in Latin America, by a MacArthur "genius" grant winner and anthropologist. Political instability, poverty, climate change, and the insatiable appetite for cheap labor all fuel clandestine movement across borders. As those borders harden, the demand for smugglers who aid migrants across them increases every year. Yet media and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 DE L

Carby, Hazel V.

Summary: "A haunting and evocative history of British empire, told through one woman's family story 'Where are you from?' Hazel Carby was continually asked as a girl, at a time when being Black and being British was understood to be an impossibility. To answer that question properly, eminent scholar Hazel Carby finds she needs to trace not just the family history of her Jamaican father and her Welsh...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 CAR

Satrapi, Marjane

Summary: "Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

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Ford, Jeanne Marie

Summary: Looks into the lives, challenges, and successes of Indian immigrants.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 FOR

Harmony, Cynthia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A heartwarming tale of a girl waiting for her beloved Papá to return when the monarchs fly south to their home in Mexico. Lucía loves to watch the monarchs' migration from her home in Mexico with Papá. But this year, the monarchs' journey north holds extra weight; Papá is heading north, too, to look for work. He promises her that when "the weather turns cold and the monarcas return, our winged...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2024

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Gratz, Alan

Summary: "Josef es un chico judío que vive en la Alemania nazi, Isabel es una chica cubana que se ve obligada a huir de su país después de las revueltas en contra del gobierno de Castro, en 1994, y Mahmoud es un muchacho que padece la guerra de Siria en 2015. Tres jóvenes distintos y una misión en común: huir de su país."--Publisher's description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Editorial Santillana 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GRA

Holzer, Harold

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From acclaimed Abraham Lincoln historian Harold Holzer, a groundbreaking account of Lincoln's grappling with the politics of immigration against the backdrop of the Civil War. In the three decades before the Civil War, some ten million foreign-born people settled in the United States, forever altering the nation's demographics, culture, and--perhaps most significantly--voting patterns....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Gratz, Alan

Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GRA
2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Gratz 2017

MacCarald, Clara

Summary: Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Japanese immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, and additional resources for further study.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 MAC

Blitzer, Jonathan

7 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "An epic, heartbreaking, and deeply reported history of the disastrous humanitarian crisis at the southern border that tells the story of the migrants forced to risk everything and the policy makers determining their fate"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

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Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy

Summary: Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Vietnamese immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 HEN

Gaiman, Neil

Summary: During the coldest season, when the world feels scary -- what do you remember about being warm? Baked potatoes. Trust. A kettle on the stove. Blankets. A smile. And, most of all, the reassurance that you belong. In his powerful and moving poem, featuring illustrations from thirteen extraordinary artists, bestselling author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Neil Gaiman draws together many different...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE GAI

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Josef is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America. Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Omoth, Tyler

Summary: "Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Cuban immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 OMO

Hutchison, Patricia

Summary: "Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Somali immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 HUT

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