Publication Date: November 2, 2021
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Ages 13 And Up
Come On In is a powerful anthology featuring 15 stories and essays that illuminate the many facets of immigration, told by critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors and up and coming voices, all of who are immigrants or the children of immigrants, edited by Adi Alsaid, the author of Let's Get Lost. Contributors are: Nafiza Azad, Sara Farizan, Misa Siguira, Lilliam Rivera, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Sona Charaipotra, Maria E. Andreu, Maurene Goo, Varsha Bajaj, Yamile Saied Méndez, Justine Larbalestier, Isabel Quintero, Sharon Morse, Zoraida Córdova, and Adi Alsaid. Now in paperback!
WELCOME This exceptional and powerful anthology explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration, with stories by critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors who are shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home—and to find home.
From some of the most exciting bestselling and up-and-coming YA authors writing today…journey from Ecuador to New York City and Argentina to Utah…from Australia to Harlem and India to New Jersey…from Fiji, America, Mexico and more… Come On In.
With characters who face random traffic stops, TSA detention, customs anxiety, and the daunting and inspiring journey to new lands…who camp with their extended families, dance at weddings, keep diaries, teach ESL…who give up their rooms for displaced family, decide their own answer to the question “where are you from?” and so much more… Come On In illuminates fifteen of the myriad facets of the immigrant experience, from authors who have been shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home—and to find home.
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