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251491
Audacity by Crowder, Melanie 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel Books, 2015)

BTSB #: 251491 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-17   
AR: 6.6 MG+RC: 10.6 6-8 Lexile: 1120

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Lemlich, Clara,|d1886-1982 - Fiction Novels in verse Labor movement - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Russian Americans - Fiction Jews - United States - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y1898-1951 - Fiction


Summary: A historical fiction novel in verse detailing the life of Clara Lemlich and her struggle for women's labor rights in the early 20th century in New York.


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463358
Bandit's tale : the muddled misadventures of a pickpocket by Hopkinson, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Knopf, 2016)

BTSB #: 463358 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.1 MG RC: 4.5 6-8 Lexile: 740 F&P: W

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Conduct of life - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Italians - New York (State) - New York - Fiction Animals - Treatment - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y19th century - Fiction


Summary: In March of 1887, Rocco, an eleven-year-old from an Italian village, arrives in New York City where he is forced to live in squalor and beg for money as a street musician, but he finds the city's cruelty to children and animals intolerable and sets out to make things better, whatever the cost to himself.


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640188
Boston Jacky : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, taking care of business [Bloody Jack adventure]by Meyer, L. A. 

BTSB Prebound(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013)

BTSB #: 640188 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 6.5 MG+ Lexile: 1010

Genres: Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Gender role - Fiction Adventure fiction Immigrants - Fiction Irish - United States - Fiction Temperance - Fiction Boston (Mass.) - History|y1600-1775, Colonial period - Fiction


Summary: The irrepressible Jacky Faber, recently arrived in Boston, finds herself at odds with the Women's Temperance Union and local residents angry at the arrival of hundreds of Irish immigrants on a ship owned by Faber Shipping Worldwide.


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P02660
Boston Jacky : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, taking care of business by Meyer, L. A. 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2014)

BTSB #: P02660 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   


Genres: Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Gender role - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Irish - United States - Fiction Temperance - Fiction Adventure fiction Boston (Mass.) - History|y1600-1775, Colonial period - Fiction


Summary: Jacky Faber makes waves, even when docked in her adopted city of Boston to attend to the business of Faber Shipping Worldwide. With big dreams and perhaps too much exuberance for the Puritan populace, she quickly finds herself at odds with the Womens Temperance Union and a town roiling over the arrival of hundreds of Irish laborers, brought in on Jacky's Lorelei Lee. Thwarted at every turn by her enemies, Jacky is forced to acknowledge her shortcomings and possibly lose her beloved Jaimy Fletcher.


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544308
Burning queen [Tangled In Time Volume: Book 2]by Lasky, Kathryn 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2019)

BTSB #: 544308 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.8 MG

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Time travel - Fiction Queens - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction England - Fiction Indiana - Fiction


Summary: Rose finds herself traveling between present day Indiana and the royal English courts.


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463347
Butterflies belong here : a story of one idea, thirty kids, and a world of butterflies by Hopkinson, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Chronicle Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 463347 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
Lexile: 780 F&P: N

Genres: Animals


Subjects: Monarch butterflies - Fiction Butterfly gardens - Fiction Butterflies - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Self-confidence - Fiction


Summary: An immigrant girl explains how she learned English by reading about Monarch butterflies, and how, troubled by their decline, she got her classmates and neighbors together to build a butterfly garden.


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741875
Calling the water drum by Redding, LaTisha 

BTSB Prebound(Lee & Low Books, 2016)

BTSB #: 741875 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-9   
RC: 2.2 K-2 Lexile: 550 AD F&P: P

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Drum - Fiction Selective mutism - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Haitian Americans - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: A young boy loses both parents as they attempt to flee Haiti for a better life, and afterward is only able to process his grief and communicate with the outside world through playing the drums.


624156
Cats in the doll shop by McDonough, Yona Zeldis 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2011)

BTSB #: 624156 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   
AR: 4 LG RC: 4.3 3-5 Lexile: 690

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Immigrants - Fiction Cats - Fiction Cousins - Fiction Dolls - Fiction Jews - United States - Fiction


Summary: Anna's Russian cousin Tania stays with them in New York, and although Tania is shy, her love of cats helps her adjust.


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276581
Crossroads by Diaz, Alexandra 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018)

BTSB #: 276581 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
RC: 5.4 6-8 Lexile: 820

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Unauthorized immigrants - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Homesickness - Fiction School stories Brothers - Fiction Cousins - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Guatemalan Americans - Fiction


Summary: Jaime, twelve, and Angela, fifteen, discover what it means to be living as undocumented immigrants in the United States, while news from home gets increasingly worse.


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831252
Currents by Smolik, Jane Petrlik 

BTSB Prebound(Charlesbridge, 2015)

BTSB #: 831252 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.5 MG RC: 5.6 3-5 Lexile: 860

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Identity (Psychology) - Fiction Social classes - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Irish Americans - Fiction Authorship - Fiction Isle of Wight (England) - History - 19th century - Fiction Great Britain - History|yVictoria, 1837-1901 - Fiction


Summary: In 1854 eleven-year-old Bones is a slave in Virginia who sends a bottle holding her real name and a trinket from her long-lost father down the James River--the currents carry it far away, ultimately uniting the lives of three young girls.


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964789
Day you begin by Woodson, Jacqueline 

BTSB Prebound(Nancy Paulsen, 2018)

BTSB #: 964789 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
AR: 4 LG Lexile: 980 AD

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Individuality - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction School stories Friendship - Fiction


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.


714431
Different pond by Phi, Bao 

BTSB Prebound(Capstone Young Readers, 2017)

BTSB #: 714431 Available

Dewey: EAges: 6-8   
AR: 3.1 LG RC: 3.5 3-5 Lexile: 620

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Vietnamese Americans - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Father-son relationship - Fiction Fishing - Fiction


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.


276583
Encrucijada by Diaz, Alexandra 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018)

BTSB #: 276583 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Spanish Bilingual Multicultural


Subjects: Unauthorized immigrants - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Homesickness - Fiction School stories Brothers - Fiction Cousins - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Guatemalan Americans - Fiction Spanish language - Reading materials


Summary: Jaime, twelve, and Angela, fifteen, discover what it means to be living as undocumented immigrants in the United States, while news from home gets increasingly worse. In Spanish.


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677929
Evangelina takes flight by Noble, Diana J. 

BTSB Prebound(Pinata Books, 2017)

BTSB #: 677929 Available

Dewey: FAges: 11-14   
AR: 4.7 MG RC: 4.5 6-8 Lexile: 730

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Mexican Americans - Fiction Race relations - Fiction Family life - Texas - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Prejudices - Fiction Mexico - History|y1910-1920, Revolution - Fiction Texas - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: Having fled the rampaging revolutionaries in Mexico in 1911, thirteen-year-old Evangelina and her family face unexpected prejudice and violence in Texas.


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971310
Front desk [Front desk novel]by Yang, Kelly 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic, 2018)

BTSB #: 971310 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.5 MG RC: 3.7 3-5 Lexile: 640

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Immigrants - Fiction Chinese Americans - Fiction Hotels and motels - Fiction Self-confidence - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Southern California - Fiction


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 an engineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason.


971316
Front desk [Front desk novel]by Yang, Kelly 

Paperback(Scholastic, 2019)

BTSB #: 971316 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.5 MG RC: 3.7 3-5 Lexile: 640

Subjects: Immigrants - Fiction Chinese Americans - Fiction Hotels and motels - Fiction Self-confidence - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Southern California - Fiction


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 an engineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason.


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333282
Galaxy of sea stars by Ferruolo, Jeanne Zulick 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2020)

BTSB #: 333282 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 650

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Best friends - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction School stories Muslims - Fiction Afghans - United States - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Family problems - Fiction


Summary: Izzy struggles with her parents' separation, starting middle school, and more, but especially the effect her friendship with her Muslim neighbor, Sitara, has on her best friends, Zelda and Piper.


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807003
Girl in the torch by Sharenow, Rob 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2015)

BTSB #: 807003 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.2 MG Lexile: 800

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) - Fiction Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Jews - United States - Fiction


Summary: After her father is killed in a pogrom, twelve-year-old Sarah and her mother immigrate to America--but when her mother dies before they get through Ellis Island, and the authorities want to send her back to the old country, Sarah hides in the torch of the Statue of Liberty.


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603738
Hanukkah hamster by Markel, Michelle 

BTSB Prebound(Sleeping Bear Press, 2018)

BTSB #: 603738 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 3.2 LG Lexile: 580

Genres: Holidays Animals


Subjects: Hamsters - Fiction Hanukkah - Fiction Loneliness - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Jews - United States - Fiction Israelis - United States - Fiction


Summary: After finding a hamster that has been left behind in his taxi, a lonely immigrant cab driver celebrates Hanukkah with the little creature, while waiting to learn if the owner will return.


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411872
Hidden by Halahmy, Miriam 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2016)

BTSB #: 411872 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.3 6-8 Lexile: 820

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Family problems - Fiction School stories Iraqis - England - Fiction Racism - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction England - Fiction


Summary: Fourteen-year-old Alix is faced with a huge moral dilemma when she helps pull an illegal Iraqi immigrant from the incoming tide on the coastal English island where she lives.


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