I'm New Here (Paperback)

I'm New Here (Paperback)

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Three students are immigrants from Guatemala, Korea, and Somalia and have trouble speaking, writing, and sharing ideas in English in their new American elementary school. Through self-determination and with encouragement from their peers and teachers, the students learn to feel confident and comfortable in their new school without losing a sense of their home country, language, and identity.

Young readers from all backgrounds will appreciate this touching story about the assimilation of three immigrant students in a supportive school community.

Anne Sibley O'Brien is one of the founders of I'm Your Neighbor, an organization that promotes children's literature featuring "new arrival" cultures. As the rate of immigration to the United States increases, topics related to immigration are increasingly more important in the classroom and home. I'm New Here demonstrates how our global community can work together and build a home for all.

Ages:  5-8

Grades:  K-3

Lexile Measure:  0140

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Additional Information

Author Anne Sibley O'Brien
Publisher Charlesbridge
Publication Date 2018
Edition Paperback
Pages 32
ISBN No
ISBN13 9781580896139