First crossing : stories about teen immigrants /
by Gallo, Donald R.Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2007Edition: 1st paperback ed.Description: xi, 224 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0763632910 (pbk.); 9780763632915 (pbk.).Subject(s): Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction | Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | Young adult fiction, American | Short stories
First crossing / Pam Mu�oz Ryan -- Second culture kids / Dian Curtis Regan -- My favorite chaperone / Jean Davies Okimoto -- They don't mean it! / Lensey Namioka -- Pulling up stakes / David Lubar -- Lines of scrimmage / Elsa Marston -- The Swede / Alden R. Carter -- The rose of Sharon / Marie G. Lee -- Make Maddie mad / Rita Williams-Garcia -- The green armchair / Minfong Ho.
Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs.