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Life as an Afghan American

Author: Vic Kovacs
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2018.
Series: One nation for all: immigrants in the United States.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a time of war and political turbulence, what is life like for Afghani immigrants who have made new homes in the United States? This informative book encourages readers to explore the complex issues affecting many Afghan Americans today, inspiring cultural awareness and compassion. Readers will learn about critical moments in modern history, which provide context for current events in the United States and around  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vic Kovacs
ISBN: 9781538323342 1538323346 9781538322383 1538322382 9781538323359 1538323354
OCLC Number: 1004732914
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
Contents: Who are Afghan Americans? --
History of Afghanistan --
Coming to America --
Living as Americans --
Amazing achievements.
Series Title: One nation for all: immigrants in the United States.
Responsibility: Vic Kovacs.

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In a time of war and political turbulence, what is life like for Afghani immigrants who have made new homes in the United States? This informative book encourages readers to explore the complex issues affecting many Afghan Americans today, inspiring cultural awareness and compassion. Readers will learn about critical moments in modern history, which provide context for current events in the United States and around the world. They'll see the unique, vibrant, and valuable ways Afghan Americans influence and contribute to contemporary American society. Stunning photographs capture this timely issue, while fact boxes provide insight into key points. Accessible text and a sensitive approach to complicated issues make this book essential for any library or classroom.

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