New York: Beech Tree Books, 1981. The story of a young Mexican girl who must cross the border illegally to find work in order to support her family at home.
New Kids in Town: Oral Histories of Immigrant Teens.
New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1989.
Eleven stories from teens who have immigrated to the U.S. under various circumstances.
Journey of the Sparrow.
New York: Bantam Doubleday Publishers, 1993.
This novel tells the story of a fifteen year old girl who immigrates illegally from Mexico.
Over Here It’s Different, Carolina’s Story
. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1993.
This is the story of a young girl who moves to New York from Central America.
Many American, One Nation.
New York: Noble and Noble Publishers, 1974.
This text examines the roles of various ethnic groups as they try to assimilate and create a unified nation.
A Portrait of a Refugee Family.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1993.
This is a picture book with text about a family from the Dominican Republic that moves to New York.
Journey to America.
New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1970.
This is a novel about a Jewish family that escaped from Germany shortly before the start of World War II.
Lord, Bette Bao.
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
. New York: Harper Collins, 1984.
The story of a Chinese girl who moves to Brooklyn where she starts to feel at home, makes friends and discovers the Brooklyn Dodgers.
My Backyard History Book
. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1975.
This is a book filled with ideas and suggestions for kids on how learn about their family history.