The new kids: big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens

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Inspired by the author's widely acclaimed New York Times article, New American High is immersion reporting at its most compelling. Brooke Hauser takes us deep inside a unique New York City high school over the course of a year as she follows diverse newcomers whose lives are at once ordinary and extraordinary, international headlines brought to life. No native English-speaking students attend the International High School, and more than twenty-eight languages fill the halls. The students in this modern-day Babel apply to college, fall in love, and rebel against their families like normal teenagers, but many deal with enormous obstacles - traumas and wars in their countries of origin that haunt them and pressures from their cultures to marry or drop out and go to work.

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Inspired by the author's widely acclaimed New York Times article, New American High is immersion reporting at its most compelling. Brooke Hauser takes us deep inside a unique New York City high school over the course of a year as she follows diverse newcomers whose lives are at once ordinary and extraordinary, international headlines brought to life. No native English-speaking students attend the International High School, and more than twenty-eight languages fill the halls. The students in this modern-day Babel apply to college, fall in love, and rebel against their families like normal teenagers, but many deal with enormous obstacles - traumas and wars in their countries of origin that haunt them and pressures from their cultures to marry or drop out and go to work.

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subject_facet Children of immigrants -- Education (Secondary) -- New York (State) -- New York, Children of immigrants -- Education (Secondary) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies, High school seniors -- New York (State) -- New York, High school seniors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies, International High School (New York, N.Y.) -- Students, International High School (New York, N.Y.) -- Students -- Case studies, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban
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title The new kids : big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens
title_display The new kids : big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens
title_full The New Kids Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens, The new kids : big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens / Brooke Hauser, The new kids: big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens [electronic resource] / Brooke Hauser
title_short The new kids :
title_sort new kids big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens
title_sub big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens
topic Biography & Autobiography, Children of immigrants Education (Secondary) New York (State) New York, Children of immigrants Education (Secondary) New York (State) New York Case studies, High school seniors New York (State) New York, High school seniors New York (State) New York Case studies, International High School (New York, N.Y.) Students, International High School (New York, N.Y.) Students Case studies, Multi-Cultural, Nonfiction, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban, Sociology
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Children of immigrants, Education (Secondary), High school seniors, Multi-Cultural, Nonfiction, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration, Sociology, Students