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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.

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Saffron ice cream —Kheiriyeh, Rashin, author, illustrator.

Rashin is an Iranian immigrant girl living in New York, excited by her first trip to Coney Island, and fascinated by the differences in the beach customs between her native Iran and her new home--but she misses the saffr...

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...

A breath of hope —Snelling, Lauraine, author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 12 of 16

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 ...

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