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Pie in the sky —Lai, Remy, author.

Knowing very little English, eleven-year-old Jingwen feels like an alien when his family immigrates to Australia, but copes with loneliness and the loss of his father by baking elaborate cakes.

I wish you knew —Azúa Kramer, Jackie, author.

After Estrella's father is deported because he is an illegal immigrant, her teacher at school invites her and the other students to meet around an old oak tree and share the things they wished their teacher knew about th...

The shape of home —Khieriyeh, Rashin, author, illustrator.

"It's Rashin's first day of school in America! Everything is a different shape than what she's used to: from the foods on her breakfast plate to the letters in the books! And the kid's families are from all over! The new...

Girl in translation —Kwok, Jean.

Caught between the pressure to succeed in America, her duty to their family, and her own personal desires, Kimberly Chang, an immigrant girl from Hong Kong, learns to constantly translate not just her language but hersel...

The sun is also a star —Yoon, Nicola, author.

"Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in ...

I'm an immigrant too! —Fox, Mem, 1946- author.

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal how all of our lives are enriched by the vibrant cultural diversity immigrants bring to their new communities.

The sun is also a star

College-bound romantic Daniel Bae (Melton) and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley (Shahidi) meet—and fall for each other—over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Sparks immediately fly be...

Colors of truth —Alexander, Tamera, author.

"Tennessee, 1866. According to the last letter Irish immigrant Catriona O'Toole received from her twin brother, Ryan, he was being dispatched to Franklin Tennessee, where-as a conscripted Confederate soldier-he likely en...

Shadows of the White City —Green, Jocelyn, author.

"When Sylvie Townsend's Polish ward, Rose, goes missing at the World's Fair, her life unravels. Brushed off by the authorities, Sylvie turns to her boarder and Rose's violin instructor, Kristof Bartok, for help searching...

A song of joy —Snelling, Lauraine, author.

"Nilda Carlson longs to better her community--and herself. When her ideas to help other immigrants meet resistance, she finds enjoyment in her piano lessons with the handsome schoolteacher, Fritz. But when a stylish youn...

The Welcome Chair —Wells, Rosemary, author.

In this story based on true events, a treasured wooden chair is passed down from family to family, with each new owner carving the word "welcome" in a new language.

Sophie's heart —Wick, Lori.

"After the tragic death of his wife, Alec Riley struggles to put his life back together. He and his three children are lost in their grief...until Sophie walks unexpectedly into their lives. Having left her native Czec...

A different pond —Phi, Bao, 1975- author.
Book + Audio
2019
Availability: 3 of 6

As a young boy, Bao and his father awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recre...

Daughter of Rome —Afshar, Tessa, author.

"A woman with a devastating secret. A man bent on proving his worth. A chance encounter that catapults them into the heart of history. When the daughter of a prominent Roman general meets a disinherited Jewish immigrant,...

The weaver's legacy : a family epic of the American West —Collins, Olive, author.

"In 1865, Goldie O'Neill was nine years of age when she trekked across the unclaimed American West with her family to form their own Irish Catholic colony. Their new community had dreams of self-governance and prosperity...

Miracle Creek —Kim, Angie, 1969- author.

"A literary courtroom thriller about a mother accused of murdering her eight-year-old autistic son"-- Provided by publisher.

White Ivy : a novel —Yang, Susie, author.

"From prizewinning and first generation Chinese American author Susie Yang comes a delicious debut novel about a young immigrant woman's obsession with her privileged male classmate - and the lengths she'll go to win his...

A season of grace —Snelling, Lauraine.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 11 of 16

"In 1906 Minnesota, Nilda Carlson's life now resembles the images that filled her dreams in Norway. But when she spots the man from her terrifying past in town, her new life and hope for love could come crashing down aro...

Things we lost to the water : a novel —Nguyen, Eric, 1988- author.

"When Huong arrives in New Orleans with her two young sons, she is jobless, homeless, and worried about her husband, Cong, who remains in Vietnam. As she and her boys begin to settle into life in America, she continues t...

Immigrant City : stories —Bezmozgis, David, 1973- author.

David Bezmozgis brings us a new collection of short stories, his first in more than decade. In 'Immigrant City', Bezmozgis pleads no special causes but presents immigrant characters with all their contradictions and comp...

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