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    We are displaced

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    We are displaced : my journey and stories from refugee girls around the world

    Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author.

    "Nobel Peace Prize winner Yousafzai shares her own story of displacement, along with the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her various journeys to refugee camps and the cities where refugee girls and their families have settled"--Provided by publisher.

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    Border crossings

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    Border crossings : emigration and exile

    A collection of fiction, non-fiction, and photo essays concerning emigration and exile.

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    Brother, I'm dying

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    Brother, I'm dying

    Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-

    Edwidge Danticat describes the relationship between her father, Mira, and his older brother, Joseph, discussing how their relationship changed from their childhood in Haiti through their immigration to America to their eventual separation.

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    Behind the mountains

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    Behind the mountains : [the diary of Celiane EspŽrance]

    Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-

    Writing in the notebook which her teacher gave her, thirteen-year-old Celiane describes life with her mother and brother in Haiti as well as her experiences in Brooklyn after the family finally immigrates there to be reunited with her father.

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    First crossing

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    First crossing : stories about teen immigrants

    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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    The braid

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    The braid

    Frost, Helen, 1949-

    Two Scottish sisters, living on the western island of Barra in the 1850s, relate, in alternate voices and linked narrative poems, their experiences after their family is forcibly evicted and separated with one sister accompanying their parents and younger siblings to Cape Breton, Canada, and the other staying behind with other family on the small island of Mingulay.

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    Refugee

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    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.

    Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

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    A step from heaven

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    A step from heaven

    Na, An, 1972-

    A young Korean girl and her family find it difficult to learn English and adjust to life in America.

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    Habibi

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    Habibi / Naomi Shihab Nye

    Nye, Naomi Shihab.

    When fourteen-year-old Liyanne Abboud, her younger brother, and her parents move from St. Louis to a new home between Jerusalem and the Palestinian village where her father was born, they face many changes and must deal with the tensions between Jews and Palestinians.

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    The flight to freedom

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    The flight to freedom

    Veciana-Suarez, Ana.

    Writing in the diary which her father gave her, thirteen-year-old Yara describes life with her family in Havana, Cuba, in 1967 as well as her experiences in Miami, Florida, after immigrating there to be reunited with some relatives while leaving others behind.

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    Beyond the western sea

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    Beyond the western sea

    Avi, 1937-

    Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America; their fates continue to intertwine on board ship and in the New World.

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    Dreams in the golden country

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    Dreams in the golden country : the diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish immigrant girl

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keeps a diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903-1904.

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    Double crossing

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    Double crossing

    Tal, Eve, 1947-

    In 1905, as life becomes increasingly difficult for Jews in Ukraine, eleven-year-old Raizel and her father flee to America in hopes of earning money to bring the rest of the family there, but her father's health and Orthodox faith become barriers.

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    Silent movie

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    Silent movie

    Avi, 1937-

    In the early years of the twentieth century, a Swedish family encounters separation and other hardships upon immigrating to New York City until the son is cast in a silent movie, in a picture book that evokes an actual silent movie.

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    A very important day

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    A very important day

    Herold, Maggie Rugg.

    Two-hundred nineteen people from thirty-two different countries make their way to downtown New York in a snowstorm to be sworn in as citizens of the United States.

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    The keeping quilt

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    The keeping quilt

    Polacco, Patricia.

    A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith.

    Due 08/30/19

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    In America

    Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel find New York's Hell Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again.

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