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Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

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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.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781335146496
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Publication date: 10/13/2020
Edition description: Original
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 304,660
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

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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