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  • Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: xi, 224 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 820

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  • 0763622494 :

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First crossing : stories about teen immigrants

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Call number: Teen Fiction

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First crossing / -- Second culture kids / -- My favorite chaperone / -- They don't mean it! / -- Pulling up stakes / -- Lines of scrimmage / -- The Swede / -- The rose of sharon / -- Make Maddie mad / -- The green armchair /

Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.

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