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Saints and Misfits
Saints and Misfits
by S. K. Ali

Janna Yusuf, the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year. Ages 15+

Here We Are Now
Here We Are Now
by Jasmine Warga

Traveling to Indiana with her estranged rock star father to meet his family, Taliah learns about how her parents met and separated, her mother's experience as a Jordanian immigrant, and her own ability to accept change. Ages 13-18

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Our Stories Carried Us Here
Our Stories Carried Us Here
by Zaynab Abdi

The first national graphic anthology of 10 U.S. immigrants and refugees illustrated by 10 immigrants and refugees from all over the world. Ages 12-18.

I Was Their American Dream
I Was Their American Dream
by Malaka Gharib

A coming-of-age story and a reminder of the thousands of immigrants who come to America in search for a better life for themselves and their children. Ages 13+

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Call Me American
Call Me American
by Abdi Nor Iftin with Max Alexander

Adapted from the adult memoir, this gripping story follows one boy's journey into young adulthood and offers an intimate account of modern immigration. Ages 13-18

The Magical Reality of Nadia
The Magical Reality of Nadia
by Bassem Youssef & Catherine R. Daly; illustrated by Douglas Holgate

Competing to design a new exhibit for the local museum, a sixth grade Egyptian immigrant is teased about her heritage by a newcomer, before an ancient amulet she wears imparts a hilarious and helpful secret. Ages 10-12.

Flying over Water
Flying over Water
by Shannon Hitchcock & N.H. Senzai

Told from two differing perspectives, this touching middle grade novel explores the life of Noura, a Syrian refugee and Jordyn, a 12-year-old Christian whose family is sponsoring Noura and her family in the United States. Ages 10-12.

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The Turtle of Michigan
The Turtle of Michigan
by Naomi Shihab Nye

In this highly anticipated stand-alone companion to The Turtle of Oman, Aref travels from Muscat, Oman, to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he is reunited with his father and tries to adjust to his new life. Ages 9-12.

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Other Words for Home
Other Words for Home
by Jasmine Warga

Sent with her mother to the safety of a relatives home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises. Ages 9-12.

When Stars Are Scattered
When Stars Are Scattered
by Victoria Jamieson

In this compelling graphic novel set in a refugee camp, Omar is forced to choose between getting an education or staying behind to care for his brother. Ages 9-12.