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We are here to stay : voices of undocumented young adults / written and photographed by Susan Kuklin.

Kuklin, Susan, (author,, photographer.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Meet nine courageous young adults who have lived in the United States with a secret for much of their lives: they are not U.S. citizens. They came from Colombia, Mexico, Ghana, Independent Samoa, and Korea. They came seeking education, fleeing violence, and escaping poverty. All have heartbreaking and hopeful stories about leaving their homelands and starting a new life in America. And all are weary of living in the shadows.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 305.8 KUK 2019 (Text) 33892100596676 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/30/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763678845
  • ISBN: 0763678848
  • Physical Description: 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-179) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part One: Coming to America. -- Chapter One: La Familia, Part I -- Chapter Two: La Familia, Part II -- Chapter Three: No more deaths: a photo-essay -- Chapter Four: We saw a rabbit -- Chapter Five: Under my shadow -- Part Two: Twists and Turns. -- Chapter Six: Lucky breaks -- Chapter Seven: The American dream is so powerful -- Chapter Eight: Go big or go home -- Chapter Nine: Who we are -- United States Immigration Law and Executive Actions.
Summary, etc.:
Meet nine courageous young adults who have lived in the United States with a secret for much of their lives: they are not U.S. citizens. They came from Colombia, Mexico, Ghana, Independent Samoa, and Korea. They came seeking education, fleeing violence, and escaping poverty. All have heartbreaking and hopeful stories about leaving their homelands and starting a new life in America. And all are weary of living in the shadows.
Subject: Illegal alien children > Government policy > United States.
Children of illegal aliens > Education > Law and legislation > United States.
Illegal aliens > Education (Higher) > United States.
United States > Emigration and immigration > Social aspects.
Illegal aliens.
Immigrant youth.
United States > Emigration and immigration.
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / United States.
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government.
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Emigration & Immigration.
Genre: Young adult literature.
Instructional and educational works.
Young adult literature.

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