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Understanding Adolescent Immigrants : Moving Toward an Extraordinary Discourse for Extraordinary Youth / Mary Amanda Stewart.

Book Book ([2017])
Description: xx, 149 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Bunker Hill Community College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Bunker Hill Community College Stacks LC3726 .S74 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1498544932
  • ISBN: 9781498544931
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-146) and index.
Contents: Introduction -- Adolescent immigrants in school and society -- Miguel: A 20-year old from Guatemala persevering through high school -- Alejandra: A 17-year-old from El Salvador taking the U.S. by storm -- Lay Su Aung: A 13-year-old refugee from Burma (Myanmar) dreaming big dreams -- Aisha: A 17-year-old from Uganda longing to learn -- Nathan: A 16-year-old from the Democratic Republic of the Congo learning about slavery -- Andres: A 16-year-old from Mexico coming and going -- Sara: An 18-year-old from Colombia preparing to serve her new country -- Extraordinary youth: Adolescent immigrants' unique strengths and needs -- Toward an extraordinary discourse -- Appendix A: Methodology -- Appendix B: Interview questions.
Summary: This book shares the stories of adolescent immigrants in the American education system and highlights what teachers need to know about their unique challenges, strengths, and potential contributions to their new country.
Language: Text in English.
Citation: Stewart, Mary Amanda. "Understanding Adolescent Immigrants : Moving Toward an Extraordinary Discourse for Extraordinary Youth." Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017.

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