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Immigrants: Coming to America

What is it like to arrive in a new country and start a new life? These stories capture the experience of immigrants journeying to a new land, finding their place, and feeling at home.

Books in this Series

  • Judith Ortiz Cofer, An Island Like You
  • Karen Hesse, Letters from Rifka
  • Bette Bao Lord, In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
  • Lensey Namioka, Yang, the Youngest and His Terrible Ear

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