FYE Immigrant Experience
TitleAngela's Ashes
AuthorMcCourt, Frank
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780684842677
US Price$17
CDN Price$22
Pages368
Title StatusAS
A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.
TitleThe Distance Between Us
AuthorGrande, Reyna
Sub-ImprintWashington Square Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451661781
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Title StatusAS
“In this poignant memoir about her childhood in Mexico, Reyna Grande skillfully depicts another side of the immigrant experience—the hardships and heartbreaks of the children who are left behind.” —Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize winner, and author of Enrique's Journey
TitleThe Immigrant Advantage
AuthorKolker, Claudia
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781416586838
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages256
Title StatusAS
"Journalist Kolker investigates the imported traditions and attitudes toward health, hard work, and education that give newcomers an edge over the native-born…Kolker’s explorations teach and entertain with their curiosity, can-do spirit, and vibrant bouquet of cultures and customs” (Publishers Weekly).
TitleJust Like Us
AuthorThorpe, Helen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781416538981
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages416
Title StatusAS
Now updated, the powerful account of four young Mexican women coming of age in Denver, two who have legal documentation, two who don’t, and what happens to them as a result.
TitleThe Madonnas of Echo Park
AuthorSkyhorse, Brando
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781439170847
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Title StatusAS
Reminiscent of Luis Alberto Urrea and Dinaw Mengestu, The Madonnas of Echo Park is a brilliant and genuinely fresh view of American life.
TitleTake This Man
AuthorSkyhorse, Brando
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781439170892
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$20.99
Pages272
Title StatusAS
Named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014
One of NBC News’s 10 Best Latino Books of 2014

“A West Coast version of Augusten Burroughs’s Running With Scissors...A funny, shocking, generous-hearted book” (Entertainment Weekly) about a boy, his five stepfathers, and the mother who was determined to give her son everything but the truth.
TitleTis
AuthorMcCourt, Frank
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780684865744
US Price$17
CDN Price$22
Pages368
Title StatusAS
A #1 New York Times bestseller and the eagerly anticipated sequel to the Pulitzer Prize–winning Angela’s Ashes, this masterpiece from Frank McCourt tells of his American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur.
TitleA Nation of Nations
AuthorGjelten, Tom
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781476743868
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages424
Title StatusAS
“An incisive look at immigration, assimilation, and national identity” (Kirkus Reviews) and the landmark immigration law that transformed the face of the nation more than fifty years ago, as told through the stories of immigrant families in one suburban county in Virginia.
TitleBird of Paradise
AuthorCepeda, Raquel
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451635874
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Title StatusAS
In 2009, when Raquel Cepeda almost lost her estranged father to heart disease, she was terrified she’d never know the truth about her ancestry. Every time she looked in the mirror, Cepeda saw a mystery—a tapestry of races and ethnicities that came together in an ambiguous mix. With time running out, she decided to embark on an archaeological dig of sorts by using the science of ancestral DNA testing to excavate everything she could about her genetic history.
TitleBlack Lotus
AuthorAbrams, Sil Lai
Sub-ImprintKaren Hunter Publishing
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451688467
US Price$24.99
CDN Price$33.99
Pages368
Title StatusAS
A unique and exquisitely wrought story of one multiracial woman’s journey to discover and embrace herself in a family that sought to deny her black heritage, Sil Lai Abrams shares her story in Black Lotus: A Woman’s Search for Racial Identity—an account that will undoubtedly ignite conversation on race, racial identity, and the human experience.