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    The arrival

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    The arrival

    Tan, Shaun.

    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.

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    Meet Kirsten

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    AME

    Meet Kirsten : an American girl

    Shaw, Janet Beeler.

    Nine-year-old Kirsten and her family experience many hardships as they travel from Sweden to the Minnesota frontier in 1854.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The Unforgotten Coat

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    The Unforgotten Coat

    Cottrell Boyce, Frank.

    Julie's life becomes more complicated after the two mongolian brothers in her Year Six class declare her to be their "Good Guide," which means she is responsible for welcoming the brothers to their new home, helping them with school uniforms, and explaining british slang; meanwhile Julie tries to win the attention of a boy and gain an invitation to Mimi's house.

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    Beyond the western sea

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    Beyond the western sea : book one : the escape from home

    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.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Molly's pilgrim

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    Molly's pilgrim

    Cohen, Barbara.

    Told to make a Pilgrim doll for the Thanksgiving display at school, Molly is embarrassed when her mother tries to help her out by creating a doll dressed as she herself was dressed before leaving Russia to seek religious freedom.

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    The unforgotten coat

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    COT

    The unforgotten coat

    Cottrell Boyce, Frank.

    Julie's life becomes more complicated after the two Mongolian brothers in her Year Six class declare her to be their "Good Guide," which means she is responsible for welcoming the brothers to their new home, helping them with school uniforms, and explaining British slang; meanwhile, Julie tries to win the attention of a boy and gain an invitation to Mimi's house.

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    The only road

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    The only road

    Diaz, Alexandra.

    "Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"--Provided by publisher.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Bridge to America

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    Bridge to America

    Glaser, Linda.

    Eight-year-old Fivel narrates the story of his family's Atlantic Ocean crossing to reunite with their father in the United States, from its desperate beginning in a shtetl in Poland in 1920 to his stirrings of identity as an American boy.

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    Refugee

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    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan, 1972-

    "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"--Provided by publisher.

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    Letters from Rifka

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    Letters from Rifka

    Hesse, Karen.

    In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others emigrate to America.

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    Inside Out & Back Again

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    Inside Out & Back Again

    Lai, Thanhha.

    Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The king of Mulberry Street

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    The king of Mulberry Street

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Dom, a nine-year old stowaway from Naples, Italy, arrives in New York and must learn to survive the perils of street life in the big city.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The turtle of Oman

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    The turtle of Oman : a novel

    Nye, Naomi Shihab.

    When Aref, a third-grader who lives in Muscat, Oman, refuses to pack his suitcase and prepare to move to Michigan, his mother asks for help from his grandfather, his Siddi, who takes Aref around the country, storing up memories he can carry with him to a new home.

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    West of the moon

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    West of the moon

    Preus, Margi.

    In nineteenth-century Norway, fourteen-year-old Astri, whose aunt has sold her to a mean goatherder, dreams of joining her father in America.

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    The dragon's child

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    The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    Ten-year-old Gim Lew Yep immigrates from China to America with his father, whom Gim barely knows, and fears he will be a disappointment to his family when he arrives at Angel Island.

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    The big umbrella

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    BAT

    The big umbrella

    Bates, Amy June.

    A spacious umbrella welcomes anyone and everyone who needs shelter from the rain.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Mama's nightingale

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    DAN

    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.

    Due 12/19/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Paper son

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    JAM

    Paper son : Lee's journey to America

    James, Helen Foster, 1951-

    Twelve-year-old Lee, an orphan, reluctantly leaves his grandparents in China for the long sea voyage to San Francisco, where he and other immigrants undergo examinations at Angel Island Immigration Station.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    My Chinatown

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    MAK

    My Chinatown : one year in poems

    Mak, Kam.

    A boy adjusts to life away from his home in Hong Kong, in the Chinatown of his new American city.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Migrant

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    MAT

    Migrant

    Mateo, José Manuel.

    "A young Mexican boy tells how he, his mother, and his sister travel across the border to search for his father and for work in Los Angeles."--Provided by publisher.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    My diary from here to there

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    PER

    My diary from here to there

    Pérez, Amada Irma.

    A young girl describes her feelings when her father decides to leave their home in Mexico to look for work in the United States.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    My name is Yoon

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    REC

    My name is Yoon

    Recorvits, Helen.

    Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom," refers to herself as "cat," "bird," and "cupcake," as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    This is the rope

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    This is the rope : a story from the Great Migration

    Woodson, Jacqueline.

    A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration.

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    Teacup

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    Teacup

    Young, Rebecca, 1980-

    "A boy travels across the sea in a rowboat in search of a new home, making a journey that is long and difficult--but also filled with beauty and hope"--Provided by publisher.

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