This bilingual book displays the experiences of newcomer students in schools.
A Head Full Of Birds
“School is a lonely place for Nanette until she meets Noah, who understands how her unusual ideas make the world more beautiful”–
Education goes undercover in this compelling look at some of the world’s most secretive schools through history.
Tomorrow Is New Year’s Day: Seollal, A Korean Celebration Of The Lunar New Year
rom Korean American author-illustrator Aram Kim, Tomorrow is New Year’s Day follows a little girl sharing the fun customs of Seollal, the Korean Lunar New Year with her classmates.
Field Trip To The Moon
In this wordless picture book, a girl is accidentally left behind on a class trip to the moon.
The Marae Visit
When the class visits the marae they have lots to learn and lots to do. And they have lots of fun! This is a wonderful story about what to expect when visiting a marae.
Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish
After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus’s mother takes him and his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, to Puerto Rico to visit relatives they do not remember or have never met, and while there Marcus starts searching for his father, who left their family ten years ago and is somewhere on the island.
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The story of the 1931 Lemon Grove incident, in which Mexican families in southern California won the first school desegregation case in United States history. Told in Spanish and English. Includes a corrido (ballad), and information about the people involved and events leading up to and after the court case ruling.
Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live In A Castle
With a new sibling (her fourth) on the way and a big piano recital on the horizon, Dominican-American Ana Maria Reyes tries to win a scholarship to a New York City private school.
Girl of the Southern Sea
From the time she was a little girl, Nia has dreamed up adventures about the Javanese mythical princess, Dewi Kadita. Now fourteen, Nia would love nothing more than to continue her education and become a writer. But high school costs too much. Her father sells banana fritters at the train station, but too much of his earnings go toward his drinking habit. Too often Nia is left alone to take over the food cart as well as care for her brother and their home in the Jakarta slums.