Dear America

Dear America

Dear America

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Genre : Community power
Author : Karl Hess
Publisher : William Morrow
Release : 1975
Total Pages : 279 Pages
ISBN : UCAL:B3643187


Dear America

Dear America

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER “This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.” —Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow “l cried reading this book, realizing more fully what my parents endured.” —Amy Tan, New York Times bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and Where the Past Begins “This book couldn’t be more timely and more necessary.” —Dave Eggers, New York Times bestselling author of What Is the What and The Monk of Mokha Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, called “the most famous undocumented immigrant in America,” tackles one of the defining issues of our time in this explosive and deeply personal call to arms. “This is not a book about the politics of immigration. This book––at its core––is not about immigration at all. This book is about homelessness, not in a traditional sense, but in the unsettled, unmoored psychological state that undocumented immigrants like myself find ourselves in. This book is about lying and being forced to lie to get by; about passing as an American and as a contributing citizen; about families, keeping them together, and having to make new ones when you can’t. This book is about constantly hiding from the government and, in the process, hiding from ourselves. This book is about what it means to not have a home. After 25 years of living illegally in a country that does not consider me one of its own, this book is the closest thing I have to freedom.” —Jose Antonio Vargas, from Dear America

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Jose Antonio Vargas
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2018-09-18
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780062851369


Voyage On The Great Titanic

Voyage On The Great Titanic

In her diary in 1912, 13-year-old Margaret Ann describes how she leaves her lonely life in a London orphanage to become a companion to a wealthy American woman, sails on the Titanic and experiences its sinking.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Ellen Emerson White
Publisher : Scholastic Press
Release : 2010-11-01
Total Pages : 202 Pages
ISBN : 054523834X


Dear America When Will This Cruel War Be Over

Dear America When Will This Cruel War Be Over

Acclaimed author Barry Denenberg's WHEN WILL THIS CRUEL WAR BE OVER? is now back in print with a gorgeous new package! The peaceful, traditional Southern life that Emma Simpson and her family know is shattered when the Civil War reaches their soil. Soon, Emma's father and brother are called to battle, but her family is confident the South will quickly win the War between the States. As the months drag on, though, the harsh realities of war set in. Death and hardship are all around Emma, and food, medicine, firewood, and ink for her to write in her diary become increasingly scarce as troops from the North march deeper into the South. Finally, even her home is commandeered by the Yankees. Still, with a brave spirit and the knowledge of what is most important, Emma never loses hope that the war will end.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Barry Denenberg
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2011-08-01
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 0545415020


Across The Wide And Lonesome Prairie

Across The Wide And Lonesome Prairie

In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Kristiana Gregory
Publisher : Live Oak Media (NY)
Release : 2005
Total Pages : 168 Pages
ISBN : 1595194584


Dear America Across The Wide And Lonesome Prairie

Dear America Across The Wide And Lonesome Prairie

Critically acclaimed and award-winning author Kristiana Gregory's ACROSS THE WIDE AND LONESOME PRAIRIE is now back in print with a gorgeous new package! After the death of her two sisters, thirteen-year-old Hattie and her family make for a fresh start. They sell their farm in Missouri and journey across the Oregon Trail toward Oregon City. At first the adventure is exciting, but as the days, weeks, and months pass, Hattie realizes what a dangerous and tedious trip it is. As they cross the prairies, news of the fate of the Donner party reaches them, and death, disease, weather, and the terrain take a terrible toll on their traveling party. The Campbells lose neighbors and friends until they almost cannot bear to continue. But Hattie and her family must persevere or risk the same misfortune. Hattie's diary chronicles the hardships of such a harrowing journey, but also captures the small moments, the friendships and celebrations of life, that keep hope alive.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Kristiana Gregory
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2012-09-01
Total Pages : 208 Pages
ISBN : 9780545530019


Dear America Young Readers Edition

Dear America Young Readers Edition

In this young readers’ adaptation of his adult memoir Dear America, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas tells his story, in light of the 12 million undocumented immigrants currently in the United States. Jose Antonio Vargas was only twelve years old when he was brought to the United States from the Philippines to live with his grandparents. He didn’t know it, but he was sent to the U.S. illegally. When he applied for a learner’s permit, he learned the truth, and he spent the next almost twenty years keeping his immigration status a secret. Hiding in plain sight, he was writing for some of the most prestigious news organizations in the country. Only after publicly admitting his undocumented status—risking his career and personal safety—was Vargas able to live his truth. This book asks questions including, How do you define who is an American? How do we decide who gets to be a citizen? What happens to those who enter the U.S. without documentation? By telling his personal story and presenting facts without easy answers, Jose Antonio Vargas sheds light on an issue that couldn’t be more relevant.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Jose Antonio Vargas
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2019-03-05
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9780062914613


Dear America

Dear America

A U.S. Army veteran and rising star in the conservative movement makes the case that the United States should look to the country as it was on September 12th, 2001 for lessons about our future. On the day after the World Trade Center was attacked, Americans came together regardless of color, religion, or sexual orientation. We were united. On that day, nearly every store in the country sold out of American flags. After the events of the last eighteen months, from the Covid-19 pandemic to the constant attempts to divide us by race, Graham Allen believes that we should all look back on the events of 9/12 and remember what unites us. He believes that we do not all have to be the same, that it's okay not to agree on everything, but that we share a common history and a set of values. Just as the year 1776 serves as a reminder of our beginning, 9/12 will serve as a reminder of our present and future.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Graham Allen
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2021-08-10
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781546091042


Teaching With Dear America Books

Teaching With Dear America Books

A teaching guide to American history using the historical fiction series includes a variety of creative activities.

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Genre : Education
Author : Jeannette Sanderson
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2001
Total Pages : 80 Pages
ISBN : 0439105471


Dear America

Dear America

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER “This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.” —Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow “l cried reading this book, realizing more fully what my parents endured.” —Amy Tan, New York Times bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and Where the Past Begins “This book couldn’t be more timely and more necessary.” —Dave Eggers, New York Times bestselling author of What Is the What and The Monk of Mokha Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, called “the most famous undocumented immigrant in America,” tackles one of the defining issues of our time in this explosive and deeply personal call to arms. “This is not a book about the politics of immigration. This book––at its core––is not about immigration at all. This book is about homelessness, not in a traditional sense, but in the unsettled, unmoored psychological state that undocumented immigrants like myself find ourselves in. This book is about lying and being forced to lie to get by; about passing as an American and as a contributing citizen; about families, keeping them together, and having to make new ones when you can’t. This book is about constantly hiding from the government and, in the process, hiding from ourselves. This book is about what it means to not have a home. After 25 years of living illegally in a country that does not consider me one of its own, this book is the closest thing I have to freedom.” —Jose Antonio Vargas, from Dear America

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Jose Antonio Vargas
Publisher : Dey Street Books
Release : 2019-09-03
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 0062851349