Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

by Adi Alsaid
Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

by Adi Alsaid

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Overview

This exceptional and powerful anthology explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration, with stories by critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors who are shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home—and to find home.

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From some of the most exciting bestselling and up-and-coming YA authors writing today…journey from Ecuador to New York City and Argentina to Utah…from Australia to Harlem and India to New Jersey…from Fiji, America, Mexico and more… Come On In.

With characters who face random traffic stops, TSA detention, customs anxiety, and the daunting and inspiring journey to new lands…who camp with their extended families, dance at weddings, keep diaries, teach ESL…who give up their rooms for displaced family, decide their own answer to the question “where are you from?” and so much more… Come On In illuminates fifteen of the myriad facets of the immigrant experience, from authors who have been shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home—and to find home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781335424365
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Publication date: 11/02/2021
Edition description: First Time Trade
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 511,413
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Born and raised in Mexico City, Adi Alsaid is the author of several young adult novels including Let's Get Lost, We Didn't Ask For This, and North of Happy, a Kirkus Best Book nominee. He's also the editor of Come On In: 15 stories of immigration and finding home . He currently lives in Chicago with his wife and two cats, where he occasionally spills hot sauce on things (and cats).

Table of Contents

All The Colors of Goodbye Nafiza Azad 11

The Wedding Sara Farizan 27

Where I'm From Misa Sugiura 47

Salvation and the Sea Lilliam Rivera 61

Volviéndome Alaya Dawn Johnson 79

The Trip Sona Charaipotra 93

The Curandera and the Alchemist Maria E. Andreu 111

A Bigger Tent Maurene Goo 133

First Words Varsha Bajaj 157

Family 176

Everything Yamile Saied Méndez

When I was White Justine Larbalestier 191

From Golden State Isabel Quintero 223

Hard to Say Sharon Morse 243

Confessions of an Ecuadorian Zoraida Córdova 265

Fleeing, Leaving, Moving Adi Alsaid 289

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