Category Archives: Immigration

My Words Flew Away Like Birds by Debora Pearson, illustrated by Shrija Jain

My Words Flew Away Like Birds by Debora Pearson, illustrated by Shrija Jain. Kids Can Press, 2021. 9781525303180 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A young … Continue reading

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My Two Border Towns by David Bowles, illustrated by Erika Mez

My Two Border Towns by David Bowles, illustrated by Erika Meza. Kokila/Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593111048  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? My Two Border … Continue reading

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Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593204979 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Short stories What did you like about … Continue reading

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Starting Over in Sunset Park – written by José Pelaez and Lynn McGee, illustrated by Bianca Diaz

Starting Over in Sunset Park by José Pelaez and Lynn McGee, illustrated by Bianca Diaz. Tilbury House Publishers, 2021. 9780884488446 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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We are a Garden: A Story of How Diversity Took Root in America by Lisa Westberg Peters, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov

We are a Garden: A Story of How Diversity Took Root in America by Lisa Westberg Peters, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov. Schwartz & Wade Books, 2021. 9780593123133 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What … Continue reading

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Watercress  – Andrea Wang, pictures by Jason Chin

Watercress  – Andrea Wang, pictures by Jason Chin. Neal Porter Books, 2021. 9780823446247 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre:  autobiographical What did you like about the book?  As her family drives down … Continue reading

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Kate’s Light: Kate Walker at Robbins Reef Lighthouse by Elizabeth Spires, illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

   Kate’s Light: Kate Walker at Robbins Reef Lighthouse by Elizabeth Spires, illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully, Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, 9780823443482, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biographical picture book What did … Continue reading

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Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan

 Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan, Scholastic Press, 9781338580877, 2021 Format:  ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:   Realistic What did you like about the book? Zara is a bisexual high schooler growing up … Continue reading

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The Magical Reality of Nadia  – Bassem Youssef and Catherine R. Daly, illustrated by Douglas Holgate

The Magical Reality of Nadia  – Bassem Youssef and Catherine R. Daly, illustrated by Douglas Holgate. Scholastic Inc., 2021. 9781338572285  Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: fantasy  What did you like … Continue reading

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American as Paneer Pie – Supriya Kelkar

 American as Paneer Pie – Supriya Kelkar. Aladdin, 2020. 9781534439382 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: realistic fiction  What did you like about the book?  11-year-old Lekha Divekar has always thought of … Continue reading

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