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Just Like Us (09 Edition)
Just Like Us (09 Edition)
by Helen Thorpe
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Written by a gifted journalist, a powerful account of four young Mexican women coming of age in Denver—two of whom have legal documentation, two of whom who don’t— and the challenges they face as they attempt to pursue the American... (read more)

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Crossings: The Great Transatlantic Migrations, 18701914
Crossings: The Great Transatlantic Migrations, 18701914
by Walter Nugent
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During the period 1870-1914, the Atlantic was a broad highway for migration. Unchecked by government restrictions, wars, or economic depressions, and aided by the new technologies of steamships and railroads, millions of people uprooted their lives and... (read more)

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The Golden Mountain: Beyond the American Dream
The Golden Mountain: Beyond the American Dream
by Irene Kai
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A journey back in time: this is the gripping tale of four generations of Chinese women who live and die under the restrictions of their culture. Except for one: the author. Read her story of growing up in Hong Kong and her transition to New York City... (read more)

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Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice
Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice
by Paul Kivel
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Continuously at the top of New Society Publishers' best-seller list for five years, Uprooting Racism has sold over 25,000 copies since its first printing. Substantially revised and expanded, the new edition has more tools to help white people understand... (read more)

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Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States
Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States
by Eduardo Bonilla Silva
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In the third edition of his highly acclaimed book, Bonilla-Silva continues to challenge color-blind thinking. He has now extended this challenge with a new chapter on Obama's election addressing the apparent miracle of a black man elected as the 44th... (read more)

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Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real about Race in School
Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real about Race in School
by Mica Pollock
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Which acts by educators are "racist" and which are "antiracist"? How can an educator constructively discuss complex issues of race with students and colleagues? In Everyday Antiracism, leading educators deal with the most challenging questions about race... (read more)

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The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry
The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry
by Judith Ortiz Cofer
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A community transplanted from what they now view as an island paradise, these Puerto Rican families yearn for the colors and tastes of their former home. As they carve out lives as Americans, their days are filled with drama, success, and sometimes... (read more)

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The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community
The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community
by Mary Pipher
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“Pipher unites refugees, people who have fled some of the most oppressive regimes in the world, with all of us. . . . Pipher is taking this moment to teach us un-American behaviors: Patience, manners, and tolerance.” —Milwaukee... (read more)

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Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border
Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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            Luis Alberto Urrea's Across the Wire offers a compelling and unprecedented look at what life is like for those refugees living on the Mexican side of the border... (read more)

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Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
by Adeline Yen Mah
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"I read for two nights, sleepless, my heart pierced by Adeline Yen Mah's account of her terrible childhood. Falling Leaves is a potent psychological drama pitting a stubborn little girl against the most merciless of adversaries and rivals: her own family.... (read more)

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West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story
West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story
by Tamim Ansary
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The day after the World Trade Center was destroyed, Tamim Ansary sent an anguished e-mail to twenty friends, discussing the attack from his perspective as an Afghan American. The message reached millions. Born to an Afghan father and American mother... (read more)

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Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant (Latinos in Chicago and Midwest)
Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant (Latinos in Chicago and Midwest)
by Jose Angel N
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A day after N. first crossed the U.S. border from Mexico, he was caught and then released onto the streets of Tijuana. Undeterred, N. crawled back through a tunnel to San Diego, where he entered the United States forever. Illegal: Reflections of an... (read more)

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Hunger of Memory : the Education of Richard Rodriguez (82 Edition)
Hunger of Memory : the Education of Richard Rodriguez (82 Edition)
by Richard Rodriguez
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"Hunger Of Memory" is the first memoir of Mexican-American Rodriguez, who began his schooling in Sacramento, California knowing just 50 words of English. Here is the poignant journey of a "minority student" who pays the cost of his social assimilation... (read more)

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Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States
Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States
by Hector Tobar
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In the national bestseller Translation Nation, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Héctor Tobar takes us on the definitive tour of the Spanish-speaking United States—a parallel nation, 35 million strong, that is changing the very notion of... (read more)

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The Dream of Water
The Dream of Water
by Kyoko Mori
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"POETIC . . . REMARKABLY HONEST . . . Mori describes her experiences with an admirable mixture of forthrightness and restraint." --The Wall Street Journal In an extraordinary memoir that is both a search for belonging and a search for... (read more)

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Displacements and Diasporas: Asians in the Americas
Displacements and Diasporas: Asians in the Americas
by Wanni W Anderson
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Asians have settled in every country in the Western Hemisphere; some are recent arrivals, other descendents of immigrants who arrived centuries ago. Bringing together essays by thirteen scholars from the humanities and social sciences, Displacements and... (read more)

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I Love Yous Are for White People (09 Edition)
I Love Yous Are for White People (09 Edition)
by Lac Su
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As a young child, Lac Su made a harrowing escape from the Communists in Vietnam. With a price on his father's head, Lac, with his family, was forced to immigrate in 1979 to seedy West Los Angeles where squalid living conditions and a cultural fabric that... (read more)

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Hunger of Memory: An Autobiography
Hunger of Memory: An Autobiography
by Richard Rodriguez
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Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and the International Challenge of Racial Equality (Critical Perspectives on Empire)
Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and the International Challenge of Racial Equality (Critical Perspectives on Empire)
by Marilyn Lake
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In 1900 W. E. B. DuBois prophesied that the colour line would be the key problem of the twentieth-century and he later identified one of its key dynamics: the new religion of whiteness that was sweeping the world. Whereas most historians have confined... (read more)

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Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S.-Mexico Border
by Ken Ellingwood
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The Southwestern border is one of the most fascinating places in America, a region of rugged beauty and small communities that coexist across the international line. In the past decade, the area has also become deadly as illegal immigration has shifted... (read more)

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