Help with my History Project?
I need find a book that is about an Immigrant's Experience to do my project in world history, any good ideas?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
ALMOST A WOMAN
Santiago, Esmeralda | Vintage, © 1998 | B Santiago
Negi moves from Puerto Rico to Brooklyn and falls in love.
The CIRCUIT: STORIES FROM THE LIFE OF A MIGRANT CHILD
Jiménez, Francisco | Univ. of New Mexico Press, © 1998 | FIC J
A family's odyssey of impermanence, poverty and hope.
The COLORS OF FREEDOM: IMMIGRANT STORIES
Bode, Janet | Franklin Watts, © 1999 | 305.8009 B
Fears, dreams, recipes, photos and more from immigrant teens.
The COOK'S FAMILY
Yep, Laurence | Putnam, © 1998 | FIC Y
Robin discovers her Chinese heritage.
DESERT FLOWER: THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF A DESERT NOMAD
Dirie, Waris | William Morrow, © 1998 | B Dirie
A young girl tries to flee her culture's traditions.
Santiago, Esmeralda | Alfred A. Knopf, © 1998 | 394.2663 C
Celebrated Latino authors recount their memories of Christmas.
REMIX: CONVERSATIONS WITH IMMIGRANT TEENAGERS
Budhos, Marina Tamar | Henry Holt, © 1999 | 920.0083 B
Finding their way in America.
SOMETHING TO DECLARE
Alvarez, Julia | Algonquin, © 1998 | 814 Alvarez
Alvarez learns to write about her heritage.
The YEAR OF OUR REVOLUTION
Cofer, Judith Ortiz | Arte Público, © 1998 | 868 Ortiz Cofer
Even in America there is a price to pay for love.
For Younger Readers
The AMERICAN WEI
Pomeranc, Marion Hess; illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan | A. Whitman, © 1998 | J PIC P
When Wei Fong loses his first tooth while going to his family's naturalization ceremony, many soon-to-be Americans join in the search.
Say, Allen | Houghton, © 1993 | J PIC S
The author recounts his grandfather's journey from Japan to America and the feelings of being torn by a love for both countries.
I HATE ENGLISH!
Levine, Ellen; illustrated by Steve Bjorkman | Scholastic, © 1989 | J PIC L
Mei Mei, from Hong Kong, encounters a strange new language in New York.
The LONG WAY TO A NEW LAND
Sandin, Joan | HarperCollins, © 1981 | J FIC S
Carl Erik journeys with his family from Sweden to America during the famine of 1868 in this I Can Read History book.
MARIANTHE'S STORY ONE: PAINTED WORDS. MARIANTHE'S STORY TWO: SPOKEN MEMORIES
Aliki | Greenwillow, © 1998 | J PIC A
Mari starts school in a new land and describes village life in her country before she and her family left in search of a better life. Two stories in one book.
An MEI'S STRANGE AND WONDROUS JOURNEY
Molnar-Fenton, Stephan; illus. by Vivienne Flesher | DK Ink, © 1998 | J PIC M
Six-year-old An Mei tells the story of how she was born in China and came to live in America.
A VERY IMPORTANT DAY
Herold, Maggie Rugg; illustrated by Catherine Stock | Morrow, © 1995 | J PIC H
Two hundred nineteen people from thirty-two different countries make their way to downtown New York in a snowstorm to be sworn in as United States citizens.
WATCH THE STARS COME OUT
Levinson, Riki | Dutton, © 1985 | J PIC L
Grandma tells about her mama's journey to America by boat, years ago.
WHEN JESSIE CAME ACROSS THE SEA
Hest, Amy; illustrated by P. J. Lynch | Candlewick, © 1997 | J PICH
A thirteen-year-old Jewish orphan reluctantly leaves her grandmother and immigrates to New York City where she works for three years sewing lace and earning money to bring her Grandmother to the United States.
For Older Readers
BEYOND THE WESTERN SEA
Avi | Orchard, © 1996 | J FIC A
The fates of the son of an English lord and a poor Irish brother and sister become intertwined as they make their way to Liverpool for the voyage to America.
COMING TO AMERICA: THE STORY OF IMMIGRATION
Maestro, Betsy | Scholastic, © 1996 | J 304.87 M
The history of immigration to the United States from its first settlers to contemporary times.
IF YOUR NAME WAS CHANGED AT ELLIS ISLAND
Levine, Ellen | Scholastic, © 1993 | J 325.1 L
Question and answers about the great migration of immigrants to New York's Ellis Island from the 1880's to 1914.
IN THE YEAR OF THE BOAR AND JACKIE ROBINSON
Lord, Bette Bao | HarperCollins, © 1984 | J FIC L
Shirley Temple Wong embraces American life in 1947 Brooklyn.
JOURNEY OF THE SPARROWS
Buss, Fran Leeper | Lodestar, © 1991 | J FIC B
A young girl endures a harrowing flight from El Salvador to Chicago.
LETTERS FROM RIFKA
Hesse, Karen | Holt, © 1992 | J FIC H
Writing in the margins of her treasured book of poetry, Rifka describes her diffiicult journey from Russia to America in 1918.
- willseyLv 44 years ago
I consider 1962 might be an intriguing yr. The Cuban missile predicament took location in Oct. 1962. We just about had a warfare with the Soviet Union over that incident. You might additionally do your historical past challenge on 1974. During this yr, there used to be a holiday-in on the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D. C. This eventually resulted in the impeachment of President Richard Nixon. The Congressional hearings went on for months. There is a big quantity of understanding to be had in books, magazines, and on the internet approximately this.
- andreaaa :)Lv 51 decade ago
Upton Sinclair wrote a book called The Jungle, its about immigrants coming to the U.S and the working conditions they endured.
- 1 decade ago
Well actually you could just look it up on the internet, but just don't look for a book. Look up just "Immigrant life" or something like that. Or, if that doesn't work, or you already tried it, go to a library. I know, it's a drag, but if you force yourself, they actually have a lot!