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Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062851345
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 3rd, 2019

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.”  Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow


The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226424
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Published: Catapult - September 3rd, 2019

A Finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction


The Penguin Book of Migration Literature: Departures, Arrivals, Generations, Returns Cover Image
By Dohra Ahmad (Editor), Dohra Ahmad (Introduction by), Edwidge Danticat (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143133384
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 17th, 2019

[Ahmad's] "introduction is fiery and charismatic... This book encompasses the diversity of experience, with beautiful variations and stories that bicker back and forth." --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times


In the Country of Women: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226226
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Published: Catapult - August 6th, 2019

One of NPR's Best Books of the Year


Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares (A Memoir) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250204752
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Published: Celadon Books - October 1st, 2019

Here We Are is a heart-wrenching memoir about an immigrant family's American Dream, the justice system that took it away, and the daughter who fought to get it back, from NPR correspondent Aarti Namdev Shahani.


A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780670785926
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Published: Viking - August 20th, 2019

One of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of the Year

"A remarkable book...indispensable."--The Boston Globe

"A sweeping, deeply reported tale of international migration...DeParle's understanding of migration is refreshingly clear-eyed and nuanced."--The New York Times


Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781421433318
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - September 24th, 2019

America Is Immigrants Cover Image
By Sara Novic, Alison Kolesar (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781984819826
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

A gorgeously illustrated collection featuring inspiring immigrants from every country in the world, celebrating the incredible range of what it means to be an American


America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541672604
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Published: Basic Books - November 26th, 2019

An award-winning historian reframes our continuing debate over immigration with a compelling history of xenophobia in the United States and its devastating impact


Refugees in America: Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words Cover Image
By Lee T. Bycel, Ishmael Beah (Foreword by)
$26.95
ISBN: 9781978806214
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Published: Rutgers University Press - September 13th, 2019

It is not an easy road—but hope is the oxygen of my life.  These insightful words of Meron Semedar, a refugee from Eritrea, reflect the feelings of the eleven men and women featured in this book.  These refugees  share their extraordinary experiences  of fleeing oppression, violence and war in their home countries in search of a better life in the United States.


A Stranger at My Door: Finding My Humanity on the U.S./Mexico Border Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780989200936
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Published: Peer Publishing - September 18th, 2019

A Stranger At My Door is a personal odyssey of challenge, failure, and redemption. A man in desperate crisis appears at the doorstep of a family home in the Sonoran desert. Attempts to do the right thing--to provide food, clothing, shelter--are hampered by the politics of fear and xenophobia.


American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501180927
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Published: Gallery Books - September 3rd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.

America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents’ homeland


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