Kids Put Immigration Experiences Into Words
Posted: January 21, 2013 at 5 a.m.
Joti Tirsa hasn’t seen his mother since he left his native Marshall Islands a few years ago and moved to Northwest Arkansas.
At A Glance
One Book, 10 Authors
The essays and their authors found in the book “First Crossing: Kids with ‘Real’ Stories About Immigrating to the United States.”
-“My Family’s Big Change” by Johnny Miranda
-“My Family and I” by Marje Langbata
-“A Good Life in the United States” by Jennifer Mondragon
-“The Day My Parents Immigrated to the United States of America” by Ana Vargas
-“My Life Changed” by Jibtok Nathan
-"Long Trip But Worth It!” by Helena Rithen
-“The Amazing Trip to the United States” by Maynor Sandoval
-“Leaving My Mom Behind” by Joti Tirsa
-“Whole New Life” by Matilda Carmel
-“Mexico to California” by Nayeli Alcala
Source: Staff Report
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