America Border Culture Dreamer: The Young Immigrant Experience from A to Z
Written by Wendy Ewald
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
First- and second-generation immigrants to the US from all around the world collaborate with renowned photographer Wendy Ewald to create a stunning, surprising catalog of their experiences from A to Z.
In a unique collaboration with photographer and educator Wendy Ewald, eighteen immigrant teenagers create an alphabet defining their experiences in pictures and words. Wendy helped the teenagers pose for and design the photographs, interviewing them along the way about their own journeys and perspectives.
America Border Culture Dreamer presents Wendy and the students’ poignant and powerful images and definitions along with their personal stories of change, hardship, and hope. Created in a collaboration with Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, this book casts a new light on the crucial, under-heard voices of teenage immigrants themselves, making a vital contribution to the timely national conversation about immigration in America.
Primary ISBN: 9780316484954
Available As: Hardcover
Nonfiction, Age 10 or older
Community Represented: Various
Themes: Anthology, Citizenship, Education & Literacy, Generation: 1st, Generation: 2nd, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, US/Mexican Border Crossing
Setting: United States (Philadelphia)
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 1st Generation, 2nd Generation
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Written with Cultural Advisors
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