Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in An American ClassroomBook - 2017
From Library Staff
"From an award-winning, “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker) writer comes a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school learn English and become Americans."
BPLAdultLibrarians Apr 03, 2018
The Newcomers follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers throughout the course of the 2015-2016 school year as they land at South High School in Denver, Colorado. These newcomers, from fourteen to nineteen years old, come from nations convulsed by drought or famine or war. Many come dire... Read More »