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.
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|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.10(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Adi Alsaid was born and raised in Mexico City. He attended college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He's now back in Mexico City, where he writes, coaches basketball, and makes every dish he eats as spicy as possible. In addition to Mexico, he's lived in Tel Aviv, Las Vegas and Monterey, California. His books include Let's Get Lost, Never Always Sometimes, and North of Happy. Visit Adi online at www.SomewhereOverTheSun.com, or on Twitter: @AdiAlsaid.
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
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