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“A heartfelt reminder of a significant American ideal.” –Kirkus Reviews

Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land

Written by John Coy
Published by Carolrhoda Books (R)

Simple text and thought-provoking photographs offer an utterly distinctive look at immigration to the United States through the eyes of children from many different backgrounds.

Primary ISBN: 9781467780544

Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 06 or older

Community Represented:

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Setting: Various

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant, 1st Generation, 2nd Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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Author Interview
Source: James Preller

This book is part of the Welcoming Library. The Welcoming Library is a traveling collection of picture books set in our New Arrival and 
New American communities. From small towns to big cities, these immigration stories are helping readers 
(of all ages) Welcome and Belong. WelcomingLibrary.org