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Thorpe, Helen

Summary: Follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers from nations devastated by drought or famine or war, over the course of their first school year in America. The talented and endlessly resourceful Denver South High School teacher Mr. Eddie Williams welcomes these students, who speak fourteen different languages but no English and are completely unfamiliar with American culture, to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 373 THO

Thorpe, Helen

Summary: Powerful and moving, this account of teenaged refugees adapting to life in America offers a nuanced take on immigration, multiculturalism, and America's role globally.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Thorpe, Helen

Summary: Describes the experiences of three women soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq to reveal how their military service has affected their friendship, personal lives and families, detailing the realities of their work on bases and in war zones and how their choices and losses shaped their perspectives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO