FYE Immigrant Experience
TitleAmerican Like Me
AuthorFerrera, America
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatHardcover
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501180910
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages336
Title StatusBSB
From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.
Title8 Seconds of Courage
AuthorGroberg, Flo
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501165900
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages208
Title StatusNYP
In an inspiring story of valor and the making of a hero, Florent Groberg—who grew up in France and emigrated to the US—becomes the first immigrant in forty years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after he tackled a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.
TitleAlways Running
AuthorRodriguez, Luis J.
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780743276917
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages288
Title StatusAS
The award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member surviving the dangerous streets of East Los Angeles, now featuring a new introduction by the author.
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.
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
TitleA Dream Called Home
AuthorGrande, Reyna
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501171420
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages336
Title StatusBSB
From bestselling author Reyna Grande—whose remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us has become required reading in schools across the country—comes an inspiring account of one woman’s quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time.
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.