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Small, Cathleen

Summary: What do Yoko Ono, Psy, and Pel have in common? They are all considered immigrants of extraordinary ability. What does this distinction mean, and how can someone earn it? Readers discover the answers to these and many more questions as they explore the lives of some of the most famous immigrants of extraordinary ability. The engaging, informative text provides readers with a closer look at this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.9 SMA

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

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

Khalil, Aya

Summary: The beautiful story of diversity follows a young girl named Kanzi whose most treasured reminder of her old home provides a pathway for acceptance in her new one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KHA

Summary: "Originally told on-stage and adapted here for the page, these 36 fascinating, unique, and celebratory stories of migration, culture shock, family, and life come from well-known voices including Sonia Manzano, Alexander Chee, Andrae Aciman, Laura Gaomez,Aparna Nancherla as well as regular people hailing from every corner of the world. The past and present of immigration in the United States...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 ALI

Herzog, Brad

Summary: "Following the alphabet this book uses poetry and expository text to celebrate America's diverse population and showcase the remarkable achievements and contributions that have come from the many people who have chosen to make our country their home. Topics include well-known landmarks and famous citizens"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 HER

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Chronicles mass immigration to the United States from the time of the early colonies to today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.873 BEN

Maurer, Gretchen

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2019

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

Summary: "Introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen-- A unique collection of 44 groundbreaking essays, poems, and artwork by migrants, refugees and Dreamers-including award-winning writers, artists, and activists-that illuminate what it is like living undocumented today. A unique collection of 44 groundbreaking essays, poems, and artwork by migrants, refugees and Dreamers-including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 325.73 SOM

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

Havemeyer, Janie

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

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

Khor, Shing Yin

Summary: "An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 KHO

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Marcom, Micheline Aharonian

Summary: "Emilio thinks he is living the American Dream: his parents, who emigrated from Guatemala to California, sacrifice daily to make sure of it. And his life seems relatively normal until he turns sixteen. Like most teenagers, Emilio is determined to get his driver's license--however, his mother dissuades him from doing so. When Emilio asks why, his parents reveal a shocking secret: he is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Herrera, Juan Felipe

Summary: "When Juan Felipe Herrera was very young, he picked flowers, helped his mama feed the chickens, slept under the starry sky, and learned to say goodbye to his amiguitos each time his migrant family moved on. When he grew up, Juan Felipe Herrera became a poet. His breathtaking poem "Imagine" and Lauren Castillo's evocative illustrations will speak to every reader and dreamer searching for this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG HER

Ford, Jeanne Marie

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2019

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

Mortensen, Lori

Summary: Describes Angel Island Immigration Station and why it is a symbol of hope and struggle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MOR

Summary: Examines the history of the seven million Irish who emigrated to America in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries including the causes of the exodus and the immigrant experience in the United States. Uses photographs, archival footage, manuscript material and interviews with Irish immigrants to describe their experiences and the profound influence they have had on American culture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shanachie Entertainment 1997

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

Gerster, Michelle

Summary: "A poignant bilingual YA graphic memoir about a teenage girl's harrowing experience crossing the Mexico-US border. This compelling young adult graphic memoir tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who crosses the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey is filled with both heartbreak and hope. Will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

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

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

Han, Simon

Summary: "From the outside, the Chengs seem like poster children for the enduring promise of the American Dream. Once Patty landed a tech job near Dallas, she and Liang grew secure enough to have a second child, and to send for their first from his grandparents back in China. Isn't this what they sacrificed so much for, to be a family? But then little Annabel begins to sleepwalk at night, putting in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Yang, Kao Kalia

Summary: "A themed collection of stories of refugees from around the world who have converged on Minneapolis, collected and told by the award-winning author of The Latehomecomer and The Song Poet"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 YAN

Peters, Lisa Westberg

Summary: "This lyrical and extremely timely picture book illuminates the many different migrants who have made their homes in North America through the centuries"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2021

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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