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Kids like me : voices of the immigrant experience

Author: Judith M Blohm; Terri Lapinsky
Publisher: Boston : Intercultural Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Consists of profiles of 23 foreign-born adolescents and young adults with a short narrative in the form of an interview or self-description. This illustrated book teaches sensitivity to foreign  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Juvenile works
Interview
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith M Blohm; Terri Lapinsky
ISBN: 193193021X 9781931930215
OCLC Number: 63692594
Description: xxi, 265, [1] pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I: Their stories: --
Annie, 10 --
Moldova: Our round bread symbolizes togetherness --
Raoul, 18 --
India: Home was a secular country with many religions --
Eunji, 13 --
Korea: Our town was made 2550 years ago --
Kim, 14 --
The Netherlands: I don't look like Americans think the Dutch look --
Natalia, 14 --
Brazil: Brazil is not only about soccer --
Manuel, 16 --
Peru: I didn't know a word of English when I came here --
Hewan, 16 --
Ethiopia: I will probably get to marry whom I chose --
Jorge, 18 --
El Salvador: We cleaned our own classrooms and grounds --
Na'ama, 16 --
Israel: If we do well in school it's a reward for ourselves --
Naomi, 18 --
Jamaica: People in Jamaica are very welcoming --
Jennie, 16 --
China: Food is about unity of the family at the table --
Ramon, 18 --
Mexico: My father had all the authority in the house --
Noemi, 16 --
Mexico: I dream to become a migrant lawyer --
Adib, 13 --
Iraq: I started fasting when I was 10 years old --
Pushpa, 18 --
Nepal: Punishment was getting hit on the hand --
Liban, 15 --
Somalia: You are scared all the time --
Romina, 18 --
Ukraine: People weren't allowed to have businesses --
Inayet, 21 --
Afghanistan: I was born in a refugee camp --
Anne Rose, 18 --
Haiti/French Guyana: I am told I have no nationality --
Sanuse, 13 --
Sierra Leone: I won't go back unless there is peace --
Pang Houa, 21 --
Hmong: The Hmong have never had a country --
Tim, mid 20s --
Kosovo: With soldiers pointing guns at us, we walked --
Roya, 30s --
Iran: I didn't ride a camel to school --
Jina, mid 20s --
Hong Kong: My culture did not value individualism --
Jacque, late 20s --
Mexico: We had no clue about poverty --
Jeff, mid 20s --
Philippines: My brothers were my best friends. Part II: Activities and Resources: cultures and customs --
Immigration and citizenship --
Stereotypes, tolerance, and diversity --
Linking the classroom to the community.
Responsibility: by Judith M. Blohm & Terri Lapinsky.
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