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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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    Untwine

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    Untwine : a novel

    Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- author.

    Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

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    Touching snow

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    Touching snow

    Felin, M. Sindy.

    After her stepfather is arrested for child abuse, thirteen-year-old Karina's home life improves but while the severity of her older sister's injuries and the urging of her younger sister, their uncle, and a friend tempt her to testify against him, her mother and other well-meaning adults pursuade her to claim responsibility.

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    A song for Bijou

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    A song for Bijou

    Farrar, Josh.

    Seventh-grader Alex Schrader's life changes when he meets Bijou Doucet, a Haitian girl recently relocated to Brooklyn, and while he is determined to win her heart Alex also learns about dating rules and Haitian culture.

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    Mama's nightingale

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    Mama's nightingale : a story of immigration and separation

    Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-

    When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

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