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Author:
Janet Bode
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Accounts of teenagers' experiences immigrating to the United States.
Author:
James Haskins
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
True life accounts and photographs of the migration of African Americans North after the Civil War, leading up to the Harlem Renaissance.
Author:
Patricia MacLachlan
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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19th century tale of a widowed farmer with two children who advertises for a wife. The answer to his ad is Sarah, who arrives from Maine. The tale gently explores themes of abandonment, loss and love.
Author:
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
In 1868, John Bardsley, an immigrant from England, brought one thousand sparrows from his home country back to Philadelphia, where he hoped they would help save the trees from the inch-worms that were destroying them. Based on a true story.
Author:
Jacob Lawrence
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Fiction
An artistic account of the migration of African-Americans North during the civil war.
Author:
William Durbin
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A young boys experience of working on the Transcontinental Railroad. (Part of the My Name Is America series)
Author:
Yangsook Choi
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she? Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tell
Author:
Alexandra Diaz
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream. Instantly, he knows: Miguel, his cousin and best friend, is dead. Everyone in Jaime’s small town in Guatemala knows someone who has been killed by the Alphas, a powerful gang that’s known for violence and drug trafficking. Anyone who re
Author:
Lucia Gonzalez
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Bilingual:
Yes
During the early days of the Great Depression, NYC's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpre, introduceds the public library to immigrants living in El Barrio and hosts the neighborhood's first Three King's Day fiesta.
Author:
Barbara Brenner
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
An African-American family moves to Kansas after the Civil War to create a new life.
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