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  • A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival

    By Melissa Fleming

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781250106001
    • Publisher: Flatiron Books
    • Published: January 2018
  • Exit West: A Novel

    By Mohsin Hamid

    Our Price: $8.00 - $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780735212206
    • Publisher: Riverhead Books
    • Published: March 2018
  • Inheriting the War: Poetry & Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees

    By Lauren McClung

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393354287
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: November 2017
  • Inside Out and Back Again

    By Thanhha Lai

    Our Price: $8.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061962790
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: January 2013
    Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
  • Living My Life

    By Emma Goldman

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780142437858
    • Publisher: Penguin Classics
    • Published: April 2006
    An uncompromising autobiography of an early radical leader documents her participation in communist, anarchist, and feminist activities, in an abridged version of her two-part memoir, which takes her from her birth in czarist Russia to the social upheaval of Manhattan's Lower East Side. Original.
  • Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference

    By Warren St. John

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385522045
    • Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
    • Published: December 2009
    Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of families in flight frolm the world's war zones - from Liberia and Sudan to Iraq and Afghanistan. The streets were suddenly filled with women wearing the hijah, the smells of cumin and curry, and kids of all colors playing soccer in any open space thatcould find - the last thanks to Luma Mufleh, an American-educated Jordanian woman who starts a youth soccer team to unify Clarkston's refugee children. An inspiring story of one woman's vision to make a difference in her community.
  • Refuge: Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World

    By Paul Collier

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780190659158
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: September 2017
  • Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions

    By Valeria Luiselli

    Our Price: $12.55
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781566894951
    • Publisher: Coffee House Press
    • Published: March 2017
  • The Book of Unknown Americans

    By Cristina Henriquez

    Our Price: $7.50 - $13.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780345806406
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: March 2015
    Named a New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read,The Daily Beast's Novel of the Year, and a Mother Jones, Oprah.com,School Library Journal, and BookPage Best Book of the YearWhen fifteen-year-old Maribel Rivera sustains a terrible injury, the Riveras leave behind a comfortable life in Mexico and risk everything to come to the United States so that Maribel can have the care she needs. Once they arrive, it’s not long before Maribel attracts the attention of Mayor Toro, the son of one of their new neighbors, who sees a kindred spirit in this beautiful, damaged outsider. Their love story sets in motion events that will have profound repercussions for everyone involved. Here Henríquez seamlessly interweaves the story of these star-crossed lovers, and of the Rivera and Toro families, with the testimonials of men and women who have come to the United States from all over Latin America.The Book of Unknown Americans is a stunning novel of hopes and dreams, guilt and love—a book that offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be Americans.
  • The Last Empress

    By Anchee Min

    Our Price: $5.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780747593164
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    • Published: April 2008
    At the end of the 19th century China is rocked by foreign attacks and local rebellions. The only constant is the power wielded by one woman, Tzu His, also known as Empress Orchid, who must face the perilous conditions of her empire and devastating personal losses. In this sequel to the bestselling Empress Orchid, Anchee Min brings to life one of the most important figures in Chinese history, a very human leader who sacrifices all she has to protect both those she loves and her doomed empire. 415p.
  • The Namesake

    By Jhumpa Lahiri

    Our Price: $8.00
    Kindle Price: $9.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780618485222
    • Publisher: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: September 2004
    Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her debut short-story collection 'Interpreter of Maladies,' Lahiri, in her debut novel, enriches and expands on her signature themes: the immigrant experience, the clash of cultures, the conflicts of assimilation, and the tangled ties between generations of the Ganguli family and their journey from tradition-bound life in India to their fraught transformation into Americans. 291p. Pap. Kindle Price: $8.52
  • The Red Pencil

    By Andrea Davis Pinkney

    Our Price: $8.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780316247825
    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Published: November 2015
    After her village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, flees to a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the encouragement of a wise elder.
  • The Refugees

    By Viet Thanh Nguyen

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802127365
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: January 2018
  • Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal

    By Aviva Chomsky

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780807001677
    • Publisher: Beacon Press
    • Published: May 2014
    Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and Central Americans, have been assigned this status—and to what ends. Blending history with human drama, Chomsky explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic, and historical context. The result is a powerful testament of the complex, contradictory, and ever-shifting nature of status in America.
  • What is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng

    By Dave Eggers

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307385901
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: October 2007
    National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist. This testament to the triumph of hope over experience, human resilience over tragedy and disaster, is the story of Valentino Achak Deng, a refugee from the Sudanese civil war. At the age of seven he is forced to flee his village and leave his family and joins a group of boys who walk hundreds of miles across their country, hoping to find safety. Many collapse from exhaustion, succumb to sickness, or die from starvation; others are devoured by hyenas, crocodiles, and lions. They dodge land mines and government soldiers. Get the picture?! It's fiction but it's all-too real... not to be humbled, enlightened, transformed. 576p.

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