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492600
Beast rider : a boy's journey beyond the border by Johnston, Tony 

BTSB Prebound(Amulet Books, 2019)

BTSB #: 492600 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.2 MG+RC: 4.5 6-8 Lexile: 630 HL F&P: Z

Genres: Adventure Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Voyages and travels - Fiction Mexico - Fiction


Summary: To be reunited with his brother, twelve-year-old Manuel will have to cross the border and survive the perilous journey from Mexico to Los Angeles.


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649253
Big umbrella by Bates, Amy June 

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

BTSB #: 649253 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 1.4 LG Lexile: 370 AD F&P: H

Genres: General Fiction


Subjects: Toleration - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Umbrellas - Fiction


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


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062055
Dress and the girl by Andros, Camille 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018)

BTSB #: 062055 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.5 LG F&P: M

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Dresses - Fiction Lost and found possessions - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction


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.


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911402
Game seven by Volponi, Paul 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2015)

BTSB #: 911402 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 5.3 MG+RC: 5.7 6-8 Lexile: 770 HL

Genres: Sports


Subjects: Baseball - Fiction Father-son relationship - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Defectors - Fiction Cuban Americans - Fiction Cuba - Fiction


Summary: A sixteen-year-old shortstop in Cuba who dreams of playing with the pros must choose between his country and his father who defected to the U.S.


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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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674836
Gittel's journey : an Ellis Island story by Newman, Leslea 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 674836 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
AR: 3.9 LG F&P: U

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Separation (Psychology) - Fiction Jews - United States - Fiction


Summary: Brings to life a not too distant history of immigration to Ellis Island. When it's time for nine-year-old Gittel and her mother to leave their homeland behind and go to America for the promise of a new life, a health inspection stops any chance of Gittel's mother joining her daughter on the voyage. Knowing she may never see her mother again, Gittel must find the courage within herself to leave her family behind.


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388562
Idriss and his marble by Gouichoux, Rene 

BTSB Prebound(StarBerry, 2019)

BTSB #: 388562 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
F&P: P

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Refugees - Fiction War - Fiction Marbles (Game) - Fiction Africa - Fiction


Summary: When war threatens their home, Idriss and his mother must flee. Will his marble's luck help them avoid capture and bring them to the safety of a new world?


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P01252
Letters from Rifka by Hesse, Karen 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2010)

BTSB #: P01252 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Genres: Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Jews - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Letters - Fiction


Summary: 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 immigrate to America.


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040204
Lines we cross by Abdel-Fattah, Randa 

Paperback(Scholastic Press, 2018)

BTSB #: 040204 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 4.8 UG RC: 5.3 9-12 Lexile: 690 HL

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Refugees - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Muslims - Australia - Fiction Family life - Australia - Fiction Love - Fiction Ethnic relations - Fiction Australia - Fiction


Summary: Michael's parents are leaders of a new anti-immigrant political party called Aussie Values which is trying to halt the flood of refugees from the Middle East; Mina fled Afghanistan with her family ten years ago, and just wants to concentrate on fitting in and getting into college--but the mutual attraction they feel demands that they come to terms with their family's concerns and decide where they stand in the ugly anti-Muslim politics of the time.


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533389
Onion John by Krumgold, Joseph 

BTSB Prebound(HarperTrophy, 1984)

BTSB #: 533389 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.5 MG RC: 5.1 6-8 Lexile: 710 F&P: U

Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Parent-child relationship - Fiction


Summary: The friendship between young Andy and old Onion John is strained when Andy's father tries to change the old man's ways.


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276585
Only road by Diaz, Alexandra 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016)

BTSB #: 276585 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.6 MG RC: 5.4 6-8 Lexile: 830

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Guatemalan Americans - Fiction


Summary: 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.


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920454
Other words for home by Warga, Jasmine 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2019)

BTSB #: 920454 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 6.6 6-8 Lexile: 930

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Syrians - United States - Fiction Novels in verse Cincinnati (Ohio) - Fiction


Summary: Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.


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P06377
Other words for home by Warga, Jasmine 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2019)

BTSB #: P06377 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Syrians - America - Fiction


Summary: Jude never thought she'd be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind, all the way across the ocean in Syria. But when things in her home-town start becoming volatile, Jude and her mother are sent to live in Cincinnati with relatives. At first, everything in America seems too fast and too loud. The American movies Jude has always loved haven't quite prepared her for starting school in the US -- and her new label of "Middle Eastern," an identity she's never known before. But this life also brings unexpected surprises -- there are new friends, a whole new family, and a school musical that Jude just might try out for. Maybe America, too, is a place where Jude can be seen as she really is.


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487570
Paper son : Lee's journey to America [Tales of young Americans series]by James, Helen Foster 

BTSB Prebound(Sleeping Bear Press, 2013)

BTSB #: 487570 Available

Dewey: FAges: 6-9   
AR: 3.6 LG RC: 1.6 K-2 Lexile: 590 AD

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Angel Island Immigration Station (Calif.) - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Chinese Americans - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Angel Island (Calif.) - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: 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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505402
Place to belong by Kadohata, Cynthia 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum, 2019)

BTSB #: 505402 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.6 MG RC: 4.3 6-8 Lexile: 690 F&P: X

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Belonging (Social psychology) - Fiction Identity (Psychology) - Fiction Japanese Americans - Fiction Hiroshima-shi (Japan) - History|yBombardment, 1945 - Fiction Japan - History|y1945-1989 - Fiction


Summary: Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.


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P06432
Place to belong by Kadohata, Cynthia 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2019)

BTSB #: P06432 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   


Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Belonging (Social psychology) - Fiction Identity (Psychology) - Fiction Japanese Americans - Fiction Hiroshima-shi (Japan) - History|yBombardment, 1945 - Fiction Japan - History|y1945-1989 - Fiction


Summary: Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.


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393486
Refugee by Gratz, Alan 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2017)

BTSB #: 393486 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.3 6-8 Lexile: 800

Genres: Historical Fiction Adventure Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Refugees - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction


Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living 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.


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P03963
Refugee by Gratz, Alan 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2017)

BTSB #: P03963 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   


Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Refugees - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction


Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living 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.


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279600
Renato and the lion by DiLorenzo, Barbara 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2017)

BTSB #: 279600 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-7   
AR: 3.6 LG RC: 3.3 K-2 Lexile: 570 AD

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Fiction Lions - Fiction Sculptures - Fiction Family life - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Italy - Fiction United States - Fiction


Summary: Combining real history and a bit of magic, a story about WWII, the protection of priceless artwork, and how one boy immigrates with his family from Italy to America.


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171878
Runaway's gold by Burack, Emilie Christie 

BTSB Prebound(Amulet Books, 2015)

BTSB #: 171878 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.5 MG RC: 5.5 6-8 Lexile: 850

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Coins - Fiction Scottish Americans - Fiction Shetland (Scotland) - History|y19th century - Fiction Scotland - History|y19th century - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y1775-1865 - Fiction


Summary: The protagonist of this historical novel, which is set in the Shetland Islands and also New York City around 1840, is Christian Robertson, a crofter and son of a crofter (small, struggling tenant farmer). When Christian's brother frames him for the theft of a bag of coins, Christian must leave home and embark on a journey to return the coins and clear his name.


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