Refugees (American Mosaic: Immigration Today) (#0637DQ6)

by Howell, Sara

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FollettBound Sewn PowerKids Press, 2015
Price: USD 15.41
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Dewey: 325; Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 6.4


 


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The United States is called a nation of immigrants, but what does that mean? Each volume in this social studies series explores a different facet of the immigrant experience, from the history of immigration to the legal considerations of forging a new life in the U.S. Students are encouraged to apply critical thinking skills and examine the meaning of citizenship, and the important role immigration continues to play in the growth of the United States. Features: encourages critical thinking about how history relates to contemporary issues--maps and timelines integrate content and fulfill Reading Anchor Standard 7

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Includes index.;Who are refugees? -- A dangerous journey -- Seeking asylum -- Applying for asylum -- Coming to the United States -- The rights of refugees -- Working and traveling -- From refugee to resident -- The path to citizenship -- The American mosaic -- Glossary -- Index -- Websites. Examines what a refugee is and the steps they take to come to the United States for safety.


Product Details
  • Publisher: PowerKids Press
  • Publication Date: July 15, 2014
  • Format: FollettBound Sewn
  • Series: American mosaic: immigration today
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Dewey: 325
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-48983-195-9 (originally 1-47776-742-8)
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-48983-195-8 (originally 978-1-47776-742-9)
  • LCCN: 2014-002349
  • Follett Number: 0637DQ6
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 6.4

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  • School Library Journal, 11/01/14

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School Library Journal (November 1, 2014)
Gr 4-6-This solid series celebrates the diversity of the United States and explores the contributions immigrants have made to the culture and economy. Giving practical reasons for why the study of immigrant issues are important, the authors strive to put a human face on the subject of immigration and help readers think more deeply about the topics. Using clear, simple language, the series condenses complicated issues into easily understandable parts and provides information on relevant subjects, including how to become a U.S. citizen and the rights of undocumented immigrants. The texts are informative, though never intimidating, and full-color, captioned photos enhance the narratives. A valuable series. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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