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Torres Sanchez, Jenny

Summary: Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña has her pride. And these three teens have one another. But, none of them have illusions about the town they've grown up in and the dangers that surround them. Even with the love of family, threats lurk around every corner. And when those threats become all too real, the trio knows they have no choice but to run: from their country, from their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Torressanchez

Phi, Bao

Summary: "As a young boy, Bao Phi 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 recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Phi

Yang, Kelly

Summary: Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Yang

Nguyen, Eric

Summary: "When Huong arrives in New Orleans with her two young sons, she is jobless, homeless, and worried about her husband, Cong, who remains in Vietnam. As she and her boys begin to settle into life in America, she continues to send letters and tapes back to Cong, hopeful that they will be reunited and her children will grow up with a father. Over time, Huong realizes she will never see Cong again....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Nguyen

Smith, Colby Cedar

Summary: Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit is a beautifully written novel in verse loosely based on author Colby Cedar Smith's maternal grandmother. The story follows Mary as she and her family emigrate from Greece to Detroit in the 1930s, creating a historically accurate portrayal of life as an immigrant during the Great Depression, hunger strikes, and violent riots. Mary lives in a tiny apartment with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Smith

Evison, Jonathan

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of West of Here, a novel that chronicles a hundred-and-seventy years of American nation-building from numerous points-of-view across place and time, and explores the Great American Experiment from its formative days to the present moment and asks whether or not our nation has made good on its promises"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, Penguin Random House 2021

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Lo, Malinda

Summary: When Lily realizes she has feelings for a girl in her math class, it threatens Lily's oldest friendships and even her father's citizenship status and eventually, Lily must decide if owning her truth is worth everything she has ever known.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Lo

George, Elizabeth

Summary: "Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are back in the next Lynley novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George. When a police detective is taken off life support after falling into a coma, only an autopsy reveals the murderous act that precipitated her death. She'd been working on a special task force within North London's Nigerian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY George

Yang, Susie

Summary: Ivy Lin is a thief and a liar--but you'd never know it by looking at her. Raised outside of Boston, she is taught how to pilfer items from yard sales and second-hand shops by her immigrant grandmother. Thieving allows Ivy to accumulate the trappings of a suburban teen--and, most importantly, to attract the attention of Gideon Speyer, the golden boy of a wealthy political family. But when Ivy's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Yang

Mathews, Sarah Thankam

Summary: Graduating into the long maw of an American recession, Sneha is one of the fortunate ones. She's moved to Milwaukee for an entry-level corporate job that, gruelling as it may be, is the key that unlocks every door: she can pick up the tab at dinner with her new friend Tig, get her college buddy Thom hired alongside her, and send money to her parents back in India. She begins dating women--soon...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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Wiseman, Ellen Marie

Summary: In the fall of 1918, thirteen-year-old German immigrant Pia Lange longs to be far from Philadelphia's overcrowded slums and the anti-immigrant sentiment that compelled her father to enlist in the U.S. Army. But as her city celebrates the end of war, an even more urgent threat arrives: the Spanish flu. Funeral crepe and quarantine signs appear on doors as victims drop dead in the streets and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Wiseman

Hadero, Meron

Summary: Set across the U.S. and abroad, Meron Hadero stories feature immigrants, refugees, and those on the brink of dispossession, all struggling to begin again, all fighting to belong. Moving through diverse geographies and styles, this captivating collection follows characters on the journey toward home, which they dream of, create and redefine, lose and find and make their own. Beyond migration,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hadero

George, Elizabeth

Summary: "When a police detective is taken off life support after falling into a coma, only an autopsy reveals the murderous act that precipitated her death. She'd been working on a special task force within North London's Nigerian community, and Acting Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley is assigned to the case, which has far-reaching cultural associations that have nothing to do with life as he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY George

Kwok, Jean

Summary: A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women—two sisters and their mother—in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Kwok

Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Woodson

Sinclair, Upton

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Sincl

Cather, Willa

Summary: The story of the Bergson family and their friends and neighbors. Describes the pioneers' struggle for survival in the barren, underdeveloped Nebraska tableland.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin company 1913

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cat

Dennis-Benn, Nicole

Summary: Receiving her long-coveted visa to America, Patsy leaves behind her family in Jamaica, only to discover that life as an undocumented immigrant is not what her best friend had described.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Dennis-Benn

Cruz, Angie

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Ana Canción never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes. Their marriage is an opportunity for her entire close-knit family to eventually immigrate. So on New Year's Day, 1965, Ana leaves behind everything she knows and becomes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cruz

Denenberg, Barry

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Dear

Donati, Sara 1956-

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Donat

Morton, Samantha

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD In Amer

McMurtry, Larry

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in Adult Western, Call number: WESTERN McMur

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