Posts Categorized: Rabbit in the Moon

  • Meet Your Immigrant-American Neighbor

    My Giveaways Continue on this late August day.  My theme is books about our immigrant neighbors. Some of the books tell stories set in the homelands of families now in the U.S.  It’s meeting immigrant families here in my state that has led to  read books to help me understand their cultures.  Here is one:…

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  • Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote

    Congratulations to the winner of my first August Giveaway – Amazing Books to Help Students Meet New Americans. One Good Thing about America by Ruth Freeman goes to a teacher in New Hampshire.  This week, it’s a story of migrations for the youngest of readers,  Duncan Tonathiu’s Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote. It’s an award winning…

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  • Books to help kids and teens meet new Americans

    Warren St. John, writer of Outcasts United about a  soccer team made up of refugee kids in Clarkson, Georgia said “children live in this fantastic mosaic of society.”  His hope for the book was that people “might risk the awkwardness of interacting with someone unlike themselves.”   The coach of the team he profiled, Luma Mufleh,…

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  • The Refugee Experience, ALA Booklist for Teens

    ALA-YALSA offers a reading list of YA fiction and nonfiction to help teens understand the refugee experience.  The Refugee Experience for Teens.  The comments section took me to work of nonfiction I have to read, In the Sea There are Crocodiles, the story of Enaiatollah Akbadi written by Fabio Geda.  It is Geda’s “first person rendition” of Enaia’s journey…

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