Something About America

Something About America

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After ten years of living in America, a young girl is happy with the new world in which she lives and doesn't understand why her parents yearn to return to their war-torn land of Kosova, yet when a sudden damaging act reestablishes old fears of hate, the Americanized student is forced to reexamine everything she thought she knew.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2005
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763625283
0763625280
Branch Call Number: 811.54 Te
Description: 84 pages ; 21 cm

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choosecivility Aug 01, 2013

This book is part of the www.imyourneighborportland.org project. -

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AlanaS
Oct 03, 2009

A novel in verse about a girl and her family while they try to navigate their new surroundings in America after fleeing the war in Kosovo. Though this could have been a very sad subject, I found this book to be a very hopeful book about adjusting to new surroundings while not remembering where you came from.

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EPLPicks_Teen Mar 13, 2010

After her father organizes a protest against a hate group in a neighbouring town, a Serbian immigrant teen and her family are heartened by the public's response and support. Grade 6 - 9

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