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YA books about immigration

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One of the many benefits of reading young adult literature is that it helps build empathy in our youth.  Here are a list of books that describe the experience of young people moving to the U.S. because of war, drought, or jobs and the struggles they undergo as they transition to their new life.

Shooting Kabul – Afghanistan American
Esperenza Rising – Mexican American
Inside Out and Back Again – Vietnamese American
The Hundred Dresses – Polish American

Inside Out and Back Again






Author: 4 the World

4 the World identifies and collaborates with communities across the globe to empower them to identify and solve the most pressing needs of their communities within the areas of health and education. By partnering with the communities in these areas, we provide critical support and capacity-building initiatives to ensure these communities are capable of continuing to grow and thrive in the future.

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