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Resources for Immigration: Links for High School Students

If you read this blog with any regularity, you’ll know that I don’t truck with much that has anything to do with teenagers. However, there are always exceptions to the rule.

Marc Aronson is a writer, editor, publisher, speaker, and historian. In the past he guest blogged on this site a post about the global cooperation of the Thai cave rescue and one about the design and flow of nonfiction. Today he’s doing something far briefer. It is, however, something a teacher you know might benefit from. I’ll let Marc explain:

“The students in a recent Rutgers Masters’s class on Young Adults, Reading, and Literacy set out to curate resources for high school students related to immigration. They set out to locate and then select materials in a variety of genres that could be useful — from memoirs and documentaries to role playing games, graphic novels, and even opposing voices. Both in terms of the materials they chose and as the outline of many avenues into a crucial and complex topic I thought it might be of interest to readers of Fuse8.”

You can find the full roster of Immigration slides here if you’re curious. Take. Read. Disperse. Use.

Many thanks to Marc and the students of his Masters class for the fantastic resources.

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About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.