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604540
All four quarters of the moon by Marr, Shirley 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 604540 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.8 MG Lexile: 860

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Family life - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Chinese - Australia - Fiction Resilience - Fiction Belonging - Fiction


Summary: Eleven-year-old Peijing and her family are adapting to their new life in Australia, but when cracks in her family life start to appear, she must find a way to cope with the uncertainties of her own little world and figure out where she fits in.


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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.


775624
Con mucho amor by Torres Sanchez, Jenny 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Viking, 2022)

BTSB #: 775624 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   


Genres: Spanish Language Family Life Multicultural


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Grandmothers - Fiction Love - Fiction Latinos (U.S.) - Fiction Spanish language - Reading materials


Summary: Rocio and her family move from Central America to the United States, leaving behind their extended family and many happy memories, but Rocio's Abuela finds a way to send her something special for her birthday. In Spanish.


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827096
Dawn raid by Smith, Pauline Vaeluaga 

BTSB Prebound(Levine Querido, 2021)

BTSB #: 827096 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Family Life Multicultural Historical Fiction


Subjects: Polynesians - New Zealand - Fiction Family life - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Protest movements - Fiction Diary fiction New Zealand - Fiction


Summary: After the police raid their house, Lenny starts talking about protests and injustices against Pacific Islanders by the government, which inspires the whole family to become involved in the movement.


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824642
Elephant in the room by Sloan, Holly Goldberg 

Paperback(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 824642 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.1 MG Lexile: 790 F&P: V

Genres: Animals Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Elephants - Fiction Separation (Psychology) - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Turkish Americans - Fiction


Summary: Missing her mother who has returned to Turkey to resolve an immigration problem, sixth-grader Sila welcomes a very large distraction in her life when she helps a surprising new friend rescue a circus elephant.


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824643
Elephant in the room by Sloan, Holly Goldberg 

BTSB Prebound(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 824643 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.1 MG F&P: V

Genres: Animals Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Elephants - Fiction Separation (Psychology) - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Turkish Americans - Fiction


Summary: Missing her mother who has returned to Turkey to resolve an immigration problem, sixth-grader Sila welcomes a very large distraction in her life when she helps a surprising new friend rescue a circus elephant.


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530770
Finding Papa by Krans, Angela Pham 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2023)

BTSB #: 530770 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.6 LG

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Ocean travel - Fiction Families - Fiction


Summary: Follows young Mai and her mother's perilous journey from Vietnam to America to find Papa--who left ahead of them to start a better life for their family.


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580350
Friends are friends, forever by Liu, Dane 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2021)

BTSB #: 580350 Available

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

Genres: Holidays Multicultural


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Chinese New Year - Fiction Paper crafts - Fiction Chinese Americans - Fiction


Summary: Just before Chinese New Year, Dandan discovers that her family is moving to America, far away from her best friend Yueyue; before they leave Yueyue gives her a stack of red paper and a spool of string so she can share the art of paper cutting with Americans--and when Chinese New Year comes around again Dandan remembers Yueyue's gift and introduces her new friend Christina to this ancient art.


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604546
Glasshouse of stars by Marr, Shirley 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Yound Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 604546 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.8 MG Lexile: 870 F&P: Y

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Resilience (Personality trait) - Fiction Belonging (Social psychology) - Fiction Culture shock - Fiction


Summary: Inheriting First Uncle's home after he dies tragically and unexpectedly, eleven-year-old Meixing and her family immigrate to the New Land, where it will take all of Meixing's resilience and bravery to finally find her place of belonging in this new world.


152443
Guardiana de la libreta : una historia de bondad desde le frontera by Briseno, Stephen 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Random House Studio, 2022)

BTSB #: 152443 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.3 LG Lexile: 250 AD

Genres: Spanish Language Family Life Multicultural


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Kindness - Fiction Spanish language - Reading materials


Summary: After traveling to Tijuana, Mexico, Noemi and her mother are denied entry at the border and must find the refugee in charge of the notebook, an unofficial ledger of those waiting to cross into the United States.


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709820
Home is in between by Perkins, Mitali 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2021)

BTSB #: 709820 Available

Dewey: EAges: 3-7   
AR: 2 LG Lexile: 430 AD

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Bengali (South Asian people) - United States - Fiction Home - Fiction


Summary: Immigrating to America, a young girl navigates between her family's Bengali traditions and her new country's culture.


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397220
I am both by Greene, Kerisa 

BTSB Prebound(Feiwel and Friends, 2024)

BTSB #: 397220 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   


Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Family life - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Refugees - United States - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Monsters - Fiction


Summary: For Huong, life in Saigon, Vietnam, is mostly normal--at least, as normal as it can be while a war is going on. But when her family decides to take the last flight out of the country to build a new life in America, Huong worries about missing her home. Through new friends and old traditions, she learns that no matter where we go, the smell of home and the taste of love can happen anywhere, as long as we have our family.


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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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534938
In the beautiful country by Kuo, Jane 

BTSB Prebound(Quill Tree Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 534938 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Family Life Multicultural


Subjects: Novels in verse Immigration and emigration - Fiction Family life - Fiction Schools - Fiction Taiwan - Fiction California - Fiction


Summary: In 1980, ten-year-old Anna and her parents finalize their immigration from Taiwan to California, and as she settles in to her new home, Anna is confronted by the stark difference between her dreams and her reality.


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534942
Land of broken promises by Kuo, Jane 

BTSB Prebound(Quill Tree Books, 2023)

BTSB #: 534942 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.2 MG+

Genres: Family Life Multicultural


Subjects: Novels in verse Immigration and emigration - Fiction Family life - Fiction Taiwanese - United States - Fiction California - Fiction


Summary: After a rocky first year, Anna's family have settled into life in California--their small restaurant is even turning a profit. But when their visas expire, Anna grapples with the complexities of being undocumented, the strain that it places on her family, and the loneliness of keeping it all to herself. Companion to In The Beautiful Country.


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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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140024
Mis dos pueblos fronterizos by Bowles, David 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Kokila, 2021)

BTSB #: 140024 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 670 AD

Genres: Spanish Language Family Life Multicultural


Subjects: Father-son relationship - Fiction City and town life - Fiction Mexican Americans - Fiction Immigration and emigration - Fiction Spanish language - Reading materials


Summary: A boy and his dad have a weekend ritual. On many mornings, they rise with the sun to prepare for a visit to The Other Side/El otro lado. To get there, father and son drive their truck along the Rio Grande and over a bridge, where they're greeted by a giant statue of an eagle. But the most important stop before the two head home is to check in with their friends seeking asylum and drop off much-needed supplies. In Spanish.


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152448
Notebook keeper : a story of kindness from the border by Briseno, Stephen 

BTSB Prebound(Random House Studio, 2022)

BTSB #: 152448 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.2 LG Lexile: 490 AD F&P: P

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Immigration and emigration - Fiction Border stations - Fiction Kindness - Fiction


Summary: After traveling to Tijuana, Mexico, Noemi and her mother are denied entry at the border and must find the refugee in charge of the notebook, an unofficial ledger of those waiting to cross into the United States.


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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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