Published by Green Card Voices
Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from a Minneapolis High School is a unique collection of thirty personal essays written by students from Wellstone International High School. Coming from thirteen different countries, these youth share stories of family, school, change, and dreams. The broad range of experiences and the honesty with which these young people tell their stories is captured here with inspiring clarity. Although their reasons for immigrating are vast, a common thread united them; despite tremendous tribulation, these young people continue to work toward the futures of which they dream. With the included study guide and glossary, Green Card Youth Voices is an exceptional resource for English and social science classes, adult learners, ESL classrooms, and book clubs. Each personal essay is accompanied by a first-person video narrative available online.
Available As: Paperback
Middle Grade, Age 12 or older
Community Represented: Various
Themes: Anthology, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Language Ability, Discrimination: Racial, Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend
Setting: United States
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee, Immigrant
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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