Data and Research

Alliance for Equity: Education Resource Equity in 2020-2021

The Joy and Power of Reading- Scholastic

Benefits of Literacy: International Literacy Association

Helping Immigrants and Refugees

US Department of Education Newcomer Toolkit (pdf)

60 Resources for Supporting Newcomers

Dr. Vu’s Hot Reads!


Immigrant and refugee stories for all

Refugee by Alan Gratz (2017)

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga (2019)

Front Desk by Kelly Yang (2018)

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (2013)

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales (2018)

Yo-Yo and Yeou-Cheng Ma by Ai-Ling Louie and Cathy Peng (2012)

Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrera (2018)

The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition by Reyna Grande (2016)

A Different Pond by Bao Phi (2017)

I’m an Immigrant Too! by Mem Fox (2018)

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan (2000)

Lubna and Pebble by Wendy Meddour (2019)

Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai (2017)

We are Displaced: My Journey and Refugee Stories from Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai (2019)

Immigrant and refugee stories for adult (more mature) readers

The Hundred Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey by Dawn MacKeen (2017)

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen (2018)

The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria by Samar Yazbek (2016)

The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives edited by Viet Thanh Nguyen (2019)

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende (2020)

The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You by Dina Nayeri (2020)

Voices on the Move: An Anthology by and about Refugees edited by Domnica Radulescu and Roxana Cazan (2020)

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp by Ben Rawlence (2016)

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life by Lauren Markham (2017)

The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui (2017)

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