The Resource The Newcomers : Finding Refuge, Hope, and Friendship in an American Classroom., (ebook)

The Newcomers : Finding Refuge, Hope, and Friendship in an American Classroom., (ebook)

Label
The Newcomers : Finding Refuge, Hope, and Friendship in an American Classroom.
Title
The Newcomers
Title remainder
Finding Refuge, Hope, and Friendship in an American Classroom.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers from nations devastated by drought or famine or war, over the course of their first school year in America. The talented and endlessly resourceful Denver South High School teacher Mr. Eddie Williams welcomes these students, who speak fourteen different languages but no English and are completely unfamiliar with American culture, to his specially created English Language Acquisition class. He guides them through the enormous challenges of gaining basic English skills, adapting to life in the developed world, and coping with the usual pangs of adolescence. Together their class represents a microcosm of the global refugee crisis, and highlights the moral issues of immigration, inclusion, and America's role on the global stage
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1963-
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Thorpe, Helen
Dewey number
920
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage immigrants
  • Teenage refugees
  • English language
  • Teenage immigrants
  • Teenage refugees
  • Americanization
Label
The Newcomers : Finding Refuge, Hope, and Friendship in an American Classroom., (ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=155&titleID=3249696
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (416 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501159114
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B383817B-BC88-4FE6-9739-BC9017B290C1
System control number
  • on1011684576
  • (OCoLC)1011684576
Label
The Newcomers : Finding Refuge, Hope, and Friendship in an American Classroom., (ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=155&titleID=3249696
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (416 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501159114
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B383817B-BC88-4FE6-9739-BC9017B290C1
System control number
  • on1011684576
  • (OCoLC)1011684576

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