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Young Immigrant Stories for Kids

Posted about 10 days ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with books for children, books for kids, emigration, experiences, families, friendship, humanity, identity, immigrants, immigration, Inspiring Stories, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories for children and survival

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, we put together a list of vibrant picture books filled with heartfelt and inspiring stories told from the perspective of young immigrants and refugees.

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Best Picture Books of 2018

Posted 6 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in Children and Parenting and Education | Tagged with animals, Art, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, Children's Stories, color, communication, death and dying, emotions, empathy, fear, feelings, folklore, friendship, frustration, generosity, humorous stories for kids, imagination, immigrants, individuality, listening, picture books, poverty, refugees, relationships, schools, sea adventures and self-confidence

Two perspectives on some of the best children's picture books of 2018.

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Historical Fiction Reads for Fourth and Fifth Graders

Posted 12 months ago by Regina S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with bullying - fiction, Children's Stories, Coming of Age, Families - Fiction, friendship - fiction, Historical Fiction, identity, immigrants, journeys, juvenile fiction, juvenile literature, multicultural, people with disabilities, refugees, slavery, social issues and stories for kids

Travel back in time with these great historical fiction books.

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The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in America

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with books for children, books for kids, culture, emigration, experiences, families, identity, immigrants, immigration, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories and young adult books

A selection of books and resources exploring the immigrant and refugee experience in America.

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Immigrant Stories through the Art of Aman Mojadidi’s Once Upon a Place

Posted about 1 year ago by Claire F

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with Art Exhibit, exhibits, experiences, families -- fiction, immigrants, stories and storytellers

Visit Main Library, Promenade Park or The University of Toledo starting September 15, 2017 to check out a unique phone booth exhibit.

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