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Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Phi, Bao

Summary: "As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PHI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PHI

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PHI

Chariandy, David John

Summary: "One sweltering summer in the Park, a housing complex outside of Toronto, Michael and Francis are coming of age and learning to stomach the careless prejudices and low expectations that confront them as young men of black and brown ancestry. While their Trinidadian single mother works double, sometimes triple shifts so her boys might fulfill the elusive promise of their adopted home, Francis...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc. 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHA

Faulks, Sebastian

Summary: American historian Hannah intends to immerse herself in World War II research in Paris, wary of paying much attention to the city where a youthful misadventure once left her dejected. But a chance encounter with Tariq, a Moroccan teenager whose visions of the City of Lights as a world of opportunity and rebirth starkly contrast with her own, disrupts her plan. Hannah agrees to take Tariq in as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FAU

McClintock, Norah

Summary: "Riley Donovan is the new kid in town. When her next-door neighbor's barn catches on fire, with him inside it, Riley helps save him. But rather than being hailed a hero, Riley finds herself a target of harassment. When her neighbor is accused of starting the fire, Riley believes he is innocent and is determined to prove it--even if it means making powerful enemies."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC GIF

Castellani, Christopher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Yang, Kelly

Summary: Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic Inc. 2018

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

Behar, Ruth

Summary: In 1960s New York, fifth-grader Ruthie, a Cuban-Jewish immigrant, must rely on books, art, her family, and friends in her multicultural neighborhood when an accident puts her in a body cast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEH

Avi

Summary: In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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Lai, Thanhha.

Summary: Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LAI

Herrndorf, Wolfgang

Summary: Mike Klingenberg is a troubled fourteen-year-old from a dysfunctional family in Berlin who thinks of himself as boring, so when a Russian juvenile delinquent called Tschick begins to pay attention to him and include Mike in his criminal activities, he isexcited--until those activities lead to disaster on the autobahn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Herrndorf 2014

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: In March of 1887, Rocco, an eleven-year-old from an Italian village, arrives in New York CIty where he is forced to live in squalor and beg for money as a street musician, but he finds the city's cruelty to children and animals intolerable and sets out to make things better, whatever the cost to himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOP

Avi

Summary: In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Avi 2011

Ringgold, Faith

Summary: Celebrates United States immigration and the country's diverse immigrant heritage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RIN

Steel, Danielle

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Littman, Sarah

Summary: Life has suddenly turned chaotic for high school student Stella since her brother, Rob, got home from his second tour of duty in Afghanistan: her school is on edge with ethnic tensions and her brother seems to be suffering from post-traumatic stress but will not talk about it. But when Rob's anger finally spirals out of control, Stella realizes she has to find the courage to take a stand...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Schoenewaldt, Pamela.

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Summary: "A tale rich in color, character, and vivid historical detail, When we were strangers chronicles the tumultuous life journey of a young immigrant seamstress, as she travels from her isolated Italian mountain village through the dark corners of late nineteenth century America."--from publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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Henríquez, Cristina

Summary: Moving from Mexico to America when their daughter suffers a near-fatal accident, the Riveras confront cultural barriers, their daughter's difficult recovery and her developing relationship with a Panamanian boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Henriquez 2014

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CUR

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damagethose events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Ada, Alma Flor.

Summary: A collection of stories about young Latino's immigrant experiences in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0468 ADA

McBride, Laura.

Summary: An immigrant youth struggling to assimilate, a middle-aged housewife with a troubled marriage, a Vegas social worker, and a wounded soldier connect with each other and rescue themselves in the wake of an unthinkable incident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

Verna, Harmony

Summary: "An historical novel set in 1914 that follows a family of German immigrants who trade city living for the harsh realities of Pennsylvania farm life. Among other challenges, anti-German sentiment spreads across America with the outbreak of World War I"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC VER