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Children of Immigration

3.68  ·  Rating Details  ·  88 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Now in the midst of the largest wave of immigration in history, America, mythical land of immigrants, is once again contemplating a future in which new arrivals will play a crucial role in reworking the fabric of the nation. At the center of this prospect are the children of immigrants, who make up one fifth of America's youth. This book, written by the codirectors of the ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 30th 2002 by Harvard University Press (first published April 30th 2001)
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Edy
Apr 03, 2012 Edy rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness! What an eye-opening account. As I've done my research for my dissertation, I have found examples right here at home of children acting in the same roles as Suarez-Orozco illustrates. I feel that this is one of the best books anyone who works with immigrants could read. I am so glad I read it.
Estrella
Nov 21, 2009 Estrella rated it it was ok
Read it for a class... very interesting for me personally since I am a child of immigrants. I was able to understand my mother a little better.
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Sep 01, 2007 ccccurt Heimbuck rated it it was ok
Shelves: teacher-books
An assigned reading.
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