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875913
12 immigrants who made American entertainment great [Nation Of Immigrants]by Terrell, Brandon 

BTSB Prebound(12-Story Library, 2019)

BTSB #: 875913 Available

Dewey: 791.092/CAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.8 MG Lexile: 710

Subjects: Entertainers - Biography Immigrants - Biography Entertainment


Summary: An introduction to inspiring immigrants whose entertainment contributions made our country great, including England's John Lennon, Mexico's Salma Hayek, South Africa's Trevor Noah, and more.


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722043
12 immigrants who made American science great [Nation Of Immigrants]by Poehlmann, Tristan 

BTSB Prebound(12-Story Library, 2019)

BTSB #: 722043 Available

Dewey: 500/CAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 600

Subjects: Immigrants - Biography Inventors - Biography Scientists - Biography


Summary: An introduction to inspiring immigrants whose science contributions made our country great, including Croatia's Nikola Tesla who helped design electrical systems, Germany's Maria Goeppert Mayer who studied the atomic nucleus, Austria's Hedy Lamarr who invented a radio guidance system for torpedoes, and more.


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722066
12 immigrants who made American technology great [Nation Of Immigrants]by Poehlmann, Tristan 

BTSB Prebound(12-Story Library, 2019)

BTSB #: 722066 Available

Dewey: 600/CAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 610

Subjects: Immigrants - Biography Technology Inventors


Summary: An introduction to inspiring immigrants whose technology contributions made our country great.


24.86 *

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774501
Americanized : rebel without a green card by Saedi, Sara 

Paperback(Ember, 2019)

BTSB #: 774501 Available

Dewey: 305.891/BAges: 14-18   
AR: 7.5 UG RC: 9.2 9-12 Lexile: 1030

Subjects: Iranian Americans - Biography Family life - California - Biography Immigrants - Biography Unauthorized immigrants - Biography California - History|y20th century


Summary: In San Jose, California, in the 1990s, teenaged Sara keeps a diary of life as an Iranian American and her discovery that she and her family entered as undocumented immigrants.


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140872
Covered in color : Christo & Jeanne-Claude's fabrics of freedom by Boxer, Elisa 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 140872 Available

Dewey: 709.2/CAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Christo,|d1935-2020 Jeanne-Claude,|d1935-2009 Artists - Biography Fabrics in art Immigrants - Biography


Summary: Christo (1935-2020) and Jeanne-Claude (1935-2009) are renowned for their large-scale, ambitious art installations that wrapped landmarks and swaths of land in fabric. This lively biography chronicles Christo's humble childhood in Soviet-controlled Bulgaria--under a regime that suppressed individuality and creativity--to his international fame as a bold (and controversial) innovator in the art world with the help of his wife, Jeanne-Claude.


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668515
Everything sad is untrue : (a true story) by Nayeri, Daniel 

BTSB Prebound(Levine Querido, 2020)

BTSB #: 668515 Available

Dewey: 304.8/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.3 MG Lexile: 800

Subjects: Nayeri, Daniel Iranians - Biography Immigrants - Biography Family histories Belonging (Social psychology) Oklahoma


Summary: Daniel Nayeri tells the true story (with poetic license) of his life as an 11-year-old Iranian immigrant in Oklahoma struggling to be understood.


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618496
Hope is an arrow : the story of Lebanese American poet Kahlil Gibran by McCarthy, Cory 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2022)

BTSB #: 618496 Available

Dewey: 811/BAges: 6-9   


Subjects: Gibran, Kahlil,|d1883-1931 - Childhood and youth Lebanese Americans - Biography Immigrants - Biography Poets - Biography Artists - Biography


Summary: Before Kahlil Gibran ever put his pen to the page to eventually become the world's third best-selling poet of all time, he was Gibran Khalil Gibran, a child immigrant from Lebanon who had a secret hope. His secret hope: to connect all people from around the world, bringing them together despite their differences and beliefs.


774626
In the spirit of a dream : thirteen stories of American immigrants of color by Salazar, Aida 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 774626 Available

Dewey: 305.8009/CAges: 5-7   


Subjects: Immigrants - Biography Acculturation United States - Immigration and emigration


Summary: This book is a celebration of 13 American immigrants of color, from world-famous to local heroes, politicians, surgeons, athletes, activists and more.


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366271
Messy roots : a graphic memoir of a Wuhanese American by Gao, Laura 

Paperback(HarperCollins, 2022)

BTSB #: 366271 Available

Dewey: 741.59/BAges: 14-18   


Subjects: Immigrants - Biography Chinese Americans - Biography Family life - Comic books, strips, etc Lesbians - Biography


Summary: After spending her early years in Wuhan, China, riding water buffalos and devouring stinky tofu, Laura immigrates to Texas where her hometown is as foreign as Mars -- at least until 2020, when COVID-19 made Wuhan a household name. In graphic novel format.


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366274
Messy roots : a graphic memoir of a Wuhanese American by Gao, Laura 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2022)

BTSB #: 366274 Available

Dewey: 741.59/AAges: 14-18   


Subjects: Gao, Laura Immigrants - Biography Chinese Americans - Biography Family life - Comic books, strips, etc Lesbians - Biography


Summary: After spending her early years in Wuhan, China, riding water buffalos and devouring stinky tofu, Laura immigrates to Texas where her hometown is as foreign as Mars -- at least until 2020, when COVID-19 made Wuhan a household name. In graphic novel format.


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761231
Perfect fit : how Lena "Lane" Bryant changed the shape of fashion by Rockliff, Mara 

BTSB Prebound(Clarion, 2022)

BTSB #: 761231 Available

Dewey: 746.9/BAges: 4-7   


Subjects: Bryant, Lane Fashion designers - Biography Jewish women - Biography Women's clothing Immigrants - Biography


Summary: Discover how the Lane Bryant clothing brand changed the way we buy clothes forever by celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes.


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