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    15 Children's Books About Immigration

    Picture books are a great way for parents to tackle complex topics like the refugee crisis or the immigrant experience with children. The books in this list can help kids - and the adults reading to them - better understand, and empathize with, the immigrant experience.

    Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty by Linda Glaser

    The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

    My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald & Freya Blackwood

    The Journey by Francesca Sanna

    Anna & Solomon by Elaine Snyder

    Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

    From North to South by René Colato Laínez

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    A little boy, Jose, and his father, must drive to visit his mother in a women's shelter after she is deported. This book highlights the real life struggles of immigrant families and the consequences of deportation in an easy to understand and very age-appropriate manner. Recommended for kindergarten and up.

    Lily Renee, Escape Artist by Trina Robbins

    Drita, My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard

    Feivel's Flying Horses by Heidi Smith Hyde

    This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Come From by Jamie Lee Curtis

    The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco

    I'm New Here by Anne Sibley O'Brien

    A Piece of Home by Jeri Watts

    Teacup by Rebecca Young