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Title:
First crossing : stories about teen immigrants
Author:
Gallo, Donald R.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xi, 224 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
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.
Language:
English
Contents:
First crossing / Pam Muñoz Ryan -- Second culture kids / Dian Curtis Regan -- My favorite chaperone / Jean Davies Okimoto -- They don't mean it! / Lensey Namioka -- Pulling up stakes / David Lubar -- Lines of scrimmage / Elsa Marston -- The Swede / Alden R. Carter -- The rose of Sharon / Marie G. Lee -- Make Maddie mad / Rita Williams-Garcia -- The green armchair / Minfong Ho.
Reading Level:
820 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.1 8.0 81837.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 4.8 13 Quiz: 35690 Guided reading level: T.
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ISBN:
9780763622497
Format :
Book

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