New York : Free Press, 2011
1st Free Press hardcover edDescription:
308 p. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781439163283 (hbk.), 1439163286 (hbk.), Language:
Winner of the 2012 Alex Award
Freelance writer Hauser tracks the staff and students at the International High School at Prospect Heights in Brooklyn, N.Y., providing their personal histories as well as their day-to-day experiences
pt. I. Passages : Chit Su's first day ; Frequently asked questions ; Over the counter and under the radar ; From journey to journal ; Twenty-four hours in a suitcase ; Dinner for Jessica ; Capturing Yasmeen -- pt. II. Between worlds : The life and times of Mohamed Bah ; Illegal ; Guardians ; Hope day ; In search of a new life ; Negotiating ; A house on the moon -- pt. III. Almost American : Spring forward, fall back ; Makeup and head scarves ; Soup or salad? ; Dress rehearsals ; Party in the U.S.A. ; Walking ; It goes on
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