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First Crossing

Stories About Teen Immigrants
(Book - 2004 )
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Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.
Title: First crossing
stories about teen immigrants
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xi, 224 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Donald R. Gallo
Contents: First crossing / Pam Muñoz Ryan
Second culture kids / Dian Curtis Regan
My favorite chaperone / Jean Davies Okimoto
They don't mean it! / Lensey Namioka
Pulling up stakes / David Lubar
Lines of scrimmage / Elsa Marston
The Swede / Alden R. Carter
The rose of Sharon / Marie G. Lee
Make Maddie mad / Rita Williams-Garcia
The green armchair / Minfong Ho
Summary: Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.
Additional Contributors: Gallo, Donald R.
ISBN: 0763622494
Branch Call Number: y FIRST
Subject Headings: Emigration and immigration Juvenile fiction Young adult fiction, American Short stories Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Emigration and immigration
Young adult fiction, American
Short stories
LCCN: 2003065255
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Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.


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Whether they've transitioned from Mexico to the United States or from Ramallah to New Mexico, the characters in this anthology have all ventured far and have faced innumerable challenges. Hundreds of teen immigrants arrive on U.S. soil every year, every one of them unique.

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