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I am new here [electronic resource].

O'Brien, Anne Sibley, (author,, illustrator.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781607347767 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1607347768 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Charlesbridge, 2015.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.:
Maria is from Guatemala, Jin is from Korea, and Fatima is from Somalia. All three are new to their American elementary school, and each has trouble speaking, writing, and sharing ideas in English. Through self-determination and with encouragement from their peers and teachers, the students learn to feel confident and comfortable in their new school without losing a sense of their home country, language, and identity. Young readers from all backgrounds will appreciate this touching story about the assimilation of three immigrant students in a supportive school community. Anne Sibley O'Brien is one of the founders of I'm Your Neighbor, an organization that promotes children's literature featuring "new arrival" cultures. As the rate of immigration to the United States increases, topics related to immigration are increasingly more important in the classroom and home. I'm New Here demonstrates how our global community can work together and build a home for all.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Somalis > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrant children > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Assimilation (Sociology) > Juvenile fiction.
Somali Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Guatemalan Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Korean Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Electronic books.

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