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Living in two worlds : the immigrant children's experience

Author: Anna Kosof
Publisher: New York : Twenty-First Century Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines what it is like for a young person to come to a new land as an immigrant, to be unable to communicate, to go to a new school and adjust to a new environment, and to become a part of life in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Kosof
ISBN: 0805040838 9780805040838
OCLC Number: 34471644
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Being an immigrant --
Escape to America --
Brief history of immigration --
New immigrants: What does it mean to be an American? --
Undressing in gym --
"Everything is different here" --
"We didn't ask them to come here" --
Reflections --
Journey to becoming American.
Responsibility: Anna Kosof.

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Examines what it is like for a young person to come to a new land as an immigrant, to be unable to communicate, to go to a new school and adjust to a new environment, and to become a part of life in the United States.

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