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Dimmig, Brenna

Summary: After he finds out he's undocumented, seventeen-year-old high school student Osmel fears he won't be able to pursue his dream of becoming a meteorologist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ko, Lisa

Summary: "One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to care for him. He is eventually adopted by two white college professors who move him from the Bronx to a small town upstate. Set in New York and China, the Leavers is the story of how one boy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KO

Grippando, James

Summary: Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence and, Julia's abusive husband back in El Salvador. Arriving in Miami, mother and daughter struggled to carve their own piece of the American dream. While life in the States is hard, it is safer, until Julia's rejects her boss's unwanted sexual advances. Suddenly--thanks to an "anonymous" tip to U. S....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

De la Cruz, Melissa

Summary: After learning of her family's illegal immigrant status, Jasmine realizes that college may be impossible and that deportation is a real threat, uncertainties she endures as she falls for the son of a congressman who opposes an immigration reform bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seventeen Fiction from Harlequin Teen 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction De La Cruz 2016

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

Gilbert, Kelly Loy

Summary: Danny Cheng, a Chinese-American teen, grapples with a dangerous revelation about his parents' past, his plans for the future, and his feelings for his best friend, Harry Wong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2018

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

Alvarez, Julia

Summary: A literature professor tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband, even as a series of family and political jolts force her to ask what we owe those in crisis in our families, biological or otherwise.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Deaver, Jeffery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M DEA

Harrison, Mette Ivie

Summary: "The fourth installment in Mette Ivie Harrison's nationally bestselling Linda Wallheim mystery series, set in Mormon Utah, explores the effects of alienation, immigration, and extortion from the inner workings of the Mormon church. Now that all five of her sons have left home, Mormon bishop's wife Linda Wallheim has quite a bit of time on her hands, most of which she spends worrying about the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Salazar, Aida

Summary: Nine-year-old Betita and her parents fled Mexico after her uncle was killed by the cartels, and settled in Los Angeles seeking political asylum and safety in what her father calls Aztlan, the land of the cranes; but now they have been swept up by by the government's Immigration Customs Enforcement, her father deported back to Mexico, and Betita and her mother confined in a family detention...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SAL

Jenkins, Jerry B.

Summary: Twins Ashley and Bryce get involved in another mystery when they observe strange goings-on near the alpaca farm, and, meantime, their school is imbroiled in a controversy over an annual day of public prayer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J RRM 10

Cisneros, Ernesto

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: While his father works two jobs, seventh-grader Efrén Nava must take care of his twin siblings, kindergartners Max and Mia, after their mother is deported to Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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Marquardt, Marie F.

Summary: After being mugged, seventeen-year-old Gretchen is still struggling to deal with her fears when she meets Phoenix, an eighteen-year-old immigrant from El Salvador.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Phillips, Caryl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PHI

Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALV

Kaur, Jasmin

Summary: Kiran flees her home in Punjab for a fresh start in Canada after a sexual assault leaves her pregnant with a daughter, Sahaara, but when Sahaara learns the truth about Kiran's past, she feels compelled to seek justice, even if it means challenging a powerful and dangerous man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Staniszewski, Anna

Summary: In Amberland, where natives rely on a dwindling supply of magical fluid and foreigners are unwelcome, ten-year-old Mira juggles her loyalty to her immigrant roots and her desire for acceptance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC STA

Allende, Isabel

Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Alvarez, Julia

Summary: "A literature professor tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband, even as a series of family and political jolts force her to ask what we owe those in crisis in our families, biological or otherwise"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALV

Chandler-Willis, Lynn

Summary: "On the run from a double-cross, Las Vegas private investigator Gypsy Moran shows up unexpectedly at his sister Rhonda's house in Wink, Texas. She introduces Gypsy to one of her former students, 12-year-old Tatum McCallen, who is in need of Gypsy's services. Tatum wants to hire Gypsy to investigate his father Ryce's alleged suicide. His dad was a deputy with the Sheriff's department and was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Aleman, Daniel

Summary: New York City high school student Mateo dreams of becoming a Broadway star, but his life is transformed after his parents are deported to Mexico.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC ALE

Engel, Patricia

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Moving their family to what they believe will be a safer but temporary home in Houston, two young parents are forced to choose between an undocumented status in America and returning to the violence of war-torn Bogataa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2021

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Adams, Lorraine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

Torres, Steven.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOR

Alexander, William (William Joseph)

Summary: Gabe Fuentes, Earth's current ambassador, along with alien ambassador Kaen, and previous ambassador Nadia, set out on a journey to stop the Outlast from destroying every known species and civilization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALE

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