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A breath of hope —Snelling, Lauraine, author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 11 of 14

Though Aunt Gerd has softened towards them, Uncle Einar remains a harsh landlord as two more Carlsons, Nilda and Ivar, join Signe and Rune at the farm in Minnesota. When tragedy lays a dark secret bare, the Carlsons and ...

Islandborn —Díaz, Junot, 1968- author.

"Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland ... and in the process, comes up...

The promise of dawn —Snelling, Lauraine, author.

"In 1910, Signe, her husband, and their boys emigrate from Norway to Minnesota, dreaming of one day owning a farm of their own. But the relatives they've come to stay with are harsh and demanding. As Signe's family is wo...

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.

The arrival —Tan, Shaun.
Graphic Novel
2007
Availability: 7 of 10

In this wordless graphic novel, a man leaves his homeland and sets off for a new country, where he must build a new life for himself and his family.

With you always —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Large Print
2017
Availability: 0 of 5

When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She's had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children's Aid Socie...

See me —Sparks, Nicholas, author.
Large Print
2015
Availability: 11 of 22

Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. At 28, he's focused only on walking a straight line - getting his teaching degree, working out at the gym religiously, and avoiding all the places and people that ...

Why we took the car —Herrndorf, Wolfgang, 1965-2013.

Mike Klingenberg is a troubled fourteen-year-old from a disfunctional family in Berlin who thinks of himself as boring, so when a Russian juvenile delinquent called Tschick begins to pay attention to him and include Mike...

The orphan collector —Wiseman, Ellen Marie, author.
Large Print
2021
Availability: 0 of 2

In the fall of 1918, thirteen-year-old German immigrant Pia Lange longs to be far from Philadelphia's overcrowded slums and the anti-immigrant sentiment that compelled her father to enlist in the U.S. Army. But as her ci...

The forgotten home child —Graham, Genevieve, author.

"Canada, 2018 At ninety-seven years old, Winnifred Ellis knows she doesn't have much time left. Soon she'll be gone, just like her husband, her daughter, and the many loved ones she's lost over the years, and the story o...

The sister's tale : a novel —Powning, Beth, 1949- author.

"A novel of orphans and widows, terror and hope, and the relationships that hold us together when things fall apart. With murder dominating the news, the respected wife of a New Brunswick sea captain is drawn into the ca...

We, the survivors : a novel —Aw, Tash, author.

"Ah Hock is an ordinary, uneducated man born in a Malaysian fishing village and now trying to make his way in a country that promises riches and security to everyone, but delivers them only to a chosen few. With Asian so...

Where I belong —Mickelson, Marcia Argueta, author.

"Guatemalan-American high school senior Millie Vargas struggles to balance her family's needs with her own ambitions, especially after her mother's employer, a Senate candidate, uses Millie as a poster child for 'deservi...

Death rattle —Gilly, Alex, author.

"When Carmen Vega's boyfriend tries to kill her, she hands over all her savings to a smuggler and sets out from Tijuana in a small, leaky boat. Within sight of the California coast, the boat starts to sink, and its passe...

I'm new here —O'Brien, Anne Sibley, author, illustrator.

Three children from other countries (Somalia, Guatemala, and Korea) struggle to adjust to their new home and school in the United States.

We two alone : a novella and stories —Wang, Jack, 1972- author.

"Set on three continents and spanning nearly a century, We Two Alone traces the long arc and evolution of the Chinese immigrant experience. A young laundry boy risks his life to play organized hockey in Canada in the 192...

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...

The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna : a novel —Grames, Juliet, author.

Over a hundred years ago, in a mountainside village in Calabria, Italy, from a union between two young people with little to their names, a baby was born. Beautiful and adored by her mother, baby Mariastella Fortuna-- kn...

If i tell you the truth —Kaur, Jasmin, author.

In this stunning sophomore novel, acclaimed writer Jasmin Kaur explores trauma, fear, courage, community, and the healing power of love in its many forms. Kiran flees her home in Punjab for a fresh start in Canada after ...

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