immigration

Children’s Book Review: The Refuge by Sandra le Guen

A new student finds refuge in looking at the sky and stars and finds a friend that she can share her immigration story with.
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Children’s Book Review: Home of the Brave by Brooke Khan

Read about the lives of remarkable individuals who came to America and did amazing things.
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Book Review: The Water Diviner and Other Stories by Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer

THE WATER DIVINER AND OTHER STORIES By: Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer Published: October 15, 2018 Publisher: University of Iowa Press Fiction/Short Stories     I was thrilled to have the opportunity to read another book published by the University of Iowa Press. I love sharing good things happening in our state and even though this author…
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Book Review: The Same Sky By Amanda Eyre Ward

THE SAME SKY: A Novel By: Amanda Eyre Ward Published: January 20, 2015 Publisher: Ballantine Books Fiction Best-Selling author, Jodi Picoult has said, “This is the timeliest book you will read this year…This one’s going to haunt me for a long time.” I would have to agree with her. No matter what your political views…
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Book Review: A Sister to Honor By Lucy Ferriss

A SISTER TO HONOR: A Novel By: Lucy Ferriss Published: January 6, 2015 Publisher: Berkley Trade Fiction/Women’s Fiction Afia and her brother Shahid have come to America from Pakistan. Shahid came first to play squash in college. He then convinced his family in Pakistan that sending his sister to complete her studies and become a…
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