First Crossing

First Crossing

Stories About Teen Immigrants

Book - 2004
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Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763622497
Branch Call Number: YA PB Fir 3558
Characteristics: xi, 224 p. ;,22 cm
Additional Contributors: Gallo, Donald R.


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EPLPicks_Teen Mar 25, 2010

Whether they've transitioned from Mexico to the United States or from Ramallah to New Mexico, the characters in this anthology have all ventured far and have faced innumerable challenges. Hundreds of teen immigrants arrive on U.S. soil every year, every one of them unique.


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