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The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens

By: Brooke Hauser

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Atria Books: May 2012

Seller ID: 127870

ISBN: 1439163308

Condition: Used - Good


Some walked across deserts and mountains to get here. One arrived after escaping in a suitcase. And others won't say how they got here. These are "the new kids" new to America and all the routines and rituals of an American high school, from lonely first days to prom. They attend Brooklyn's International High School at Prospect Heights, where all the students are recent immigrants learning English. Together, they come from more than forty-five countries and speak more than twenty-eight languages. An inspiring work of narrative journalism, "The New Kids "chronicles a year in the lives o... View more info