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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Castro, Rachel

Summary: In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Syrian-Americans took to the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump! 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.9104 CAS

Markham, Lauren

Summary: Identical twins Ernesto and Raul Flores, seventeen, must flee El Salvador, make a harrowing journey across the Rio Grande and the Texas desert, face capture by immigration authorities, and struggle to navigate life in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

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2 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 MAR

Small, Cathleen

Summary: The borders between the United States and foreign countries are important locations. Goods and people cross them constantly as they move from one nation to another. Readers discover what happens at these borders and how they are protected through enlightening main text and sidebars that provide additional information. Full-color photographs are also included, helping readers visualize the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363 SMA

Kuklin, Susan

Summary: Documents the stories of nine undocumented immigrants to the United States, fleeing violence and seeking freedom, detailing how each youth left their homelands to start a new life in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 325 KUK

Holt, Amy

Summary: "As immigration becomes an increasingly important and controversial issue, it is important for everyone living in the United States to understand the opinions surrounding it. What does it mean for a country to have open borders? Should the United States adopt this policy or a different one? Readers learn the basics of immigration in this engaging volume that presents both sides of the debate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Points of View 325.73 Holt 2021

De Capua, Sarah.

Summary: Explains what immigration is, who may immigrate to the United States, what the process of immigration is, and how immigrants get settled in their new nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 325.73 DEC

Summary: In their own words, coupled with hand-painted collage illustrations, immigrants recall their arrival in the United States. Includes brief biographies and facts about the Ellis Island Oral History Project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 325.73 I

Villalobos, Juan Pablo

Summary: Award-winning Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos explores illegal immigration with this emotionally raw and timely nonfiction book about ten Central American teens and their journeys to the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: YA 305.235 VIL

Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: Describes the experiences of the many immigrants who sought entry to the United States at the immigration station on Ellis Island, New York, before it closed in 1954.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 325.1 STE

Wood, John

Summary: Immigration is a vital part of American history. Today, policies that center on immigration and the ways it has evolved are often the source of political debate and take center stage in current events. This book helps students understand these policies in addition to the major reasons people decide to live in new countries. It examines the ways immigrants have shaped culture and how many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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

Harrison, Geoffrey.

Summary: "Informational text uses a historical framework to discuss issues surrounding immigration. Sections include opinions from notable Americans on various sides of the issue followed by encouragement for readers to analyze each opinion"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 325.73 HAR

Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: Presents the story of immigration to the United States. Highlights the period from 1870 to 1920. Includes quotes from immigrants and statistical data.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 325.73 SAN

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Ingram, Scott.

Summary: Describes why many Mexicans immigrated to the United States and how they adapted to their new environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.046872 ING

Uschan, Michael V.

Summary: Describes why many Germans immigrated to the United States and how they adapted to their new environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0431 USC

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: Describes the history of Ellis Island, a gateway for many immigrants coming to the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and details the restoration of the landmark and its reopening as a museum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC. 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

Anderson, Dale

Summary: Describes why many Cubans immigrated to the United States and how they adapted to their new environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.047291 AND

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

Anderson, Dale

Summary: Describes why many Italians immigrated to the United States and how they adapted to their new environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.0451 AND

Siegel, Beatrice.

Summary: An illustrated history of the tiny island which at one time was the gateway to the United States for millions of immigrants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Four Winds Press 1985

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 325.73 SIE

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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Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: Relates the story of immigration to America through the voices and stories of those who passed through Ellis Island, from its opening in 1892 to the release of the last detainee in 1954.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 304.873 Sandler 2004

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