Immigrant rights movements

Ages 4-8

Betsy Maestro’s Coming to America: The Story of Immigration

Mochizuki, Ken.  Baseball Saved Us.

Amada Perez’s My Diary from Here to There/Mi Diario a Aqui Hasta Alla

Shigekawa, Marlene.  Welcome Home Swallows.

Jeremy Thorton’s The Gold Rush: Chinese Immigrants Come to America

Jeremy Thornton’s Immigration and the Slave Trade: Africans Coming to America

Ages 8 and up

Julia Alvarez’s Return to Sender

Burns-Knight, Margy.  Who Belongs Here? An American Story.

Russell Freedman’s Immigrant Kids

Michael Gravois’ Hands-on History: Immigration

Thomas and Dorothy Hoobler’s We Are Americans: Voices of the Immigrant Experience

Kelley Hunsicker’s Chinese Immigrants in America: An Interactive History Adventure

Thanhha Lai’s Inside Out and Back Again

Ellen Levine’s If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island

Louise Peacock’s At Ellis Island: A History in Many Voices

Valerie Petrillo’s A Kid’s Guide to Asian American History: More than 70 Activities

N.H. Senzai’s Shooting Kabul

Lawrence Yep’s Dragonwings

Caroline Yoder’s Filipino Americans

Ages 10 and up

Katherine Applegate’s Home of the Brave

Brent Ashabranner’s Our Beckoning Borders: Illegal Immigration to America

Peter Benoit’s Immigration: Cornerstones of Freedom

Francisco Jimenez’s The Circuit

Greg Roza’s Immigration and Migration

Pam Munoz Ryan’s Esperanza Rising

Adam Schaeffer’s Modern Immigration and Expansion


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