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  • Maggie's door [downloadable audiobook]

    Maggie's door2008

    by Patricia Reilly Giff

    (1,283)

    Summary: We will dance on the cliffs of Brooklyn. Many listeners of Nory Ryan's Song wondered what happened to Nory, who set out alone on the road to Galway, hoping to find her family and sail for Brooklyn,...  more »

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  • Angel Island : gateway to Gold Mountain

    Angel Island : gateway to Gold Mountain2013

    by Russell Freedman

    (300)

    Summary: A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 979.46 FRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The devil's highway [downloadable audiobook] / a true story

    The devil's highway / a true story2011

    by Luis Alberto Urrea

    (11,010)

    Summary: Describes the attempt of twenty-six men to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, a region known as the Devil's Highway, detailing their harrowing ordeal and battle for...  more »

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  • Immigration

    Immigration2005

    (2)

    Summary: Presents a collection of essays about immigration from diverse viewpoints which discuss the ethics, fairness, and consequences of current government policies.

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 IMM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Postville, U.S.A. : surviving diversity in small-town America

    Postville, U.S.A. : surviving diversity in small-town America2009

    by Mark A Grey

    (62)

    BOOK

    Call #: 977.733 GRE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The disaster of the Irish Potato Famine : Irish immigrants arrive in America (1845-1850)

    The disaster of the Irish Potato Famine : Irish immigrants arrive in America (1845-1850)2016

    by Sean O'Donoghue

    (1)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 325.1 O'DO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Targeted [downloadable ebook] / homeland security and the business of immigration

    Targeted / homeland security and the business of immigration2010

    by Deepa Fernandes

    (42)

    Summary: Targeted provides a complex historical, economic and political analysis that transforms information in knowledge to better understand the forces at work in the intersection of immigration, homeland...  more »

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  • Arab Americans

    Arab Americans2007

    by Marilyn D Anderson

    (5)

    Summary: Provides a brief history of the Arab world, explaining why some Arabs chose to move to the United States and the challenges they faced when they arrive, and describes what challenges still face immigrants today.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 325.1 AND

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Green, white, and red : the Italian-American success story

    Green, white, and red : the Italian-American success story2009

    by Dominic Pulera

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.0451 PUL

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The distance between us : a memoir

    The distance between us : a memoir2012

    by Reyna Grande

    (7,119)

    Summary: When Reyna Grande's father leaves his wife and three children behind in a village in Mexico to make the dangerous trek across the border to the United States, he promises he will soon return from "El...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B GRANDE YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A promise called Iowa [DVD]

    A promise called Iowa2007

    Summary: A Promise Called Iowa documents how Iowa became a place of refuge and freedom for many Southeast Asians.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 977.7 PRO

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The devil's highway [downloadable ebook] / a true story

    The devil's highway / a true story2004

    by Luis Alberto Urrea

    (11,011)

    Summary: Describes the attempt of twenty-six men to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, a region known as the Devil's Highway, detailing their harrowing ordeal and battle for...  more »

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  • The captain's bride [downloadable audiobook]

    The captain's bride2005

    by Lisa Tawn Bergren

    Summary: They traveled to America in search of freedom & prosperity. Elsa Anders' dream of marrying Peder Ramstad is about to come true. Can this strong willed, creative woman with a love for independance,...  more »

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  • Come on in : 15 stories about immigration and finding home

    Come on in : 15 stories about immigration and finding home2020

    (430)

    Summary: An anthology exploring the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration -- written by YA authors who are themselves immigrants and the children of immigrants. Their characters face random traffic...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F STORIES

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Open borders : the science and ethics of immigration

    Open borders : the science and ethics of immigration2019

    by Bryan Douglas Caplan

    (2,031)

    Summary: American policy-makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country. Those in favor of welcoming more...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 CAP YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We are not from here

    We are not from here2020

    by Jenny Torres Sanchez

    (1,977)

    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...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F TORRES SANCHEZ

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Orphan of Ellis Island : a time travel adventure

    The Orphan of Ellis Island : a time travel adventure1997

    by Elvira Woodruff

    (894)

    Summary: During a school trip to Ellis Island, Dominick Avaro, a ten-year-old foster child, travels back in time to 1908 Italy and accompanies two young emigrants to America.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F WOODRUFF

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • LaGuardia : a very modern story of immigration

    LaGuardia : a very modern story of immigration2019

    by Nnedi Okorafor

    (1,168)

    Summary: In an alternate world where aliens have integrated with society, pregnant Nigerian-American doctor Future Nwafor Chukwuebuka has just smuggled an illegal alien plant named Letme Live through...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 OKO

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • U.S. immigration made easy

    U.S. immigration made easy2015

    by Ilona M Bray

    (10)

    Summary: Provides information on the immigration system and the naturalization process, and offers advice on obtaining various types of visas and green cards.

    BOOK

    Call #: 342.73082 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Slavery and human trafficking

    Slavery and human trafficking2016

    (4)

    Summary: "This title addresses controversies related to The US Libertarian Movement including: What are the issues surrounding contemporary slavery? Is sex trafficking a serious problem? How does legal policy...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 SLA 2016

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    We are displaced : my journey and stories from refugee girls around the world2019

    by Malala Yousafzai

    (4,515)

    Summary: Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the people behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide. Malala's experiences visiting refugee...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 YOU YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A place called Winter

    A place called Winter2016

    by Patrick Gale

    (8,473)

    Summary: "A privileged elder son, and stammeringly shy, Harry Cane has followed convention at every step. Even the beginnings of an illicit, dangerous affair do little to shake the foundations of his muted...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GALE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Almost American girl : an illustrated memoir
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    Almost American girl : an illustrated memoir2020

    by Robin Ha , illustrator

    (6,310)

    Summary: A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life. For as long as she can remember, it's been Robin and her mom against the world. Growing up...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 HA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The next great migration : the beauty and terror of life on the move

    The next great migration : the beauty and terror of life on the move2020

    by Sonia Shah

    (478)

    Summary: The news today is full of stories of dislocated people on the move. Wild species, too, are escaping warming seas and desiccated lands, creeping, swimming, and flying in a mass exodus from their past...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 SHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival

    A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival2017

    by Melissa Fleming

    (4,566)

    Summary: The extraordinary story of one refugee's quest to find a new life in the midst of one the most pressing international crises of our time. Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight. Just debris from...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.91 FLE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The dress and the girl

    The dress and the girl2018

    by Camille Andros

    (615)

    Summary: A little girl and her favorite dress have extraordinary adventures together, but when the girl emigrates from Greece to the United States they are separated, and the dress travels the world searching for her.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P EXPLORE ANDROS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Explore

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Inside out & back again

    Inside out & back again2013

    by Thanhha Lai

    (47,960)

    Summary: 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.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB YA F LAI

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • Inside out & back again

    Inside out & back again2011

    by Thanhha Lai

    (47,900)

    Summary: 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.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F LAI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Inside out & back again [Playaway]

    Inside out & back again2012

    by Thanhha Lai

    Summary: 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.

    BOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY YA F LAI

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Inside out & back again [CD book]

    Inside out & back again2012

    by Thanhha Lai

    (47,899)

    Summary: 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.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F LAI

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • Refugees throughout history : searching for safety

    Refugees throughout history : searching for safety2018

    by Gary Wiener

    Summary: Refugees search for safety in new countries after they are forced to leave home, but some people are afraid of them and treat them poorly in the countries they escape to. Learning about the history...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 WIE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kirsten learns a lesson : a school story

    Kirsten learns a lesson : a school story1986

    by Janet Beeler Shaw

    Series: American Girl Kirsten Series - #2

    (4,560)

    Summary: After immigrating from Sweden to join relatives in an American prairie community, Kirsten endures the ordeal of a strange school through a secret friendship with an Indian girl. Kirsten has a hard...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIRSTEN

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Border child : a novel

    Border child : a novel2017

    by Michel Stone

    (427)

    Summary: "Years ago, young lovers Hector and Lilia dreamed of a brighter future for their family in the United States. Hector left Mexico first, to secure work and housing, but when Lilia, desperate to be...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STONE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border

    The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border2018

    by Francisco Cantú

    (11,575)

    Summary: For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest. Haunted by the landscape of his youth,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.285 CAN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The same sky : a novel

    The same sky : a novel2015

    by Amanda Eyre Ward

    (6,385)

    Summary: "In this novel, award-winning author Amanda Eyre Ward tells the story of Alice Conroe, a forty year old Texas barbecue owner who has the perfect life, except she and her husband long for a child....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WARD

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Threads : from the refugee crisis

    Threads : from the refugee crisis2017

    by Kate Evans , artist

    (511)

    Summary: With a heavy heart and bearing artistic gifts, Kate Evans draws the faces of refugees coming from Syria, Africa, and elsewhere to "The Jungle," a makeshift camp in Calais, France, and in doing so...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 944 EVA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Heads you win

    Heads you win2018

    by Jeffrey Archer

    (15,918)

    Summary: Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ARCHER

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  • Heads you win [CD book] : a novel

    Heads you win : a novel2018

    by Jeffrey Archer (read by Richard Armitage)

    (15,923)

    Summary: Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F ARCHER

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Heads you win [eBook]

    Heads you win2018

    by Jeffrey Archer

    (15,830)

    Summary: Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his...  more »

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  • Meet Kirsten, an American girl

    Meet Kirsten, an American girl2000

    by Janet Beeler Shaw

    Series: American Girl Kirsten Series - #1

    (15,218)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIRSTEN

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details