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The new kids : big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens

Author: Brooke Hauser
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Freelance writer Hauser tracks the staff and students at the International High School at Prospect Heights in Brooklyn, N.Y., providing their personal histories as well as their day-to-day experiences.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brooke Hauser
ISBN: 9781439163283 1439163286
OCLC Number: 687666049
Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Passages : Chit Su's first day ; Frequently asked questions ; Over the counter and under the radar ; From journey to journal ; Twenty-four hours in a suitcase ; Dinner for Jessica ; Capturing Yasmeen --
pt. II. Between worlds : The life and times of Mohamed Bah ; Illegal ; Guardians ; Hope day ; In search of a new life ; Negotiating ; A house on the moon --
pt. III. Almost American : Spring forward, fall back ; Makeup and head scarves ; Soup or salad? ; Dress rehearsals ; Party in the U.S.A. ; Walking ; It goes on.
Other Titles: New American high :
Responsibility: Brooke Hauser.
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Freelance writer Hauser tracks the staff and students at the International High School at Prospect Heights in Brooklyn, N.Y., providing their personal histories as well as their day-to-day experiences.

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"Brooke Hauser, who spent a year following members of the senior class, delivers a rich, extraordinarily moving account of the challenges they met--and the many ways in which kids are the same the Read more...

 
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