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Celebrating Immigrants and Refugees

July 22, 2021 at 1:09 PM by


During the month of July, we can reflect on our own immigrant ancestors, gain a greater understanding of the history of immigration, and learn about more recent immigrant and refugee experiences in the U.S. -- with a broad array of nonfiction books for adults.

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Out of Many, One (2021)

Little America: Incredible True Stories of Immigrants in America (2020)

Somewhere in the Unknown World: a Collective Refugee Memoir (2020)

The Next Great Migration: the Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move (2020)
A sweeping, thought-provoking examination of migrations across the planet: the movement of humans, animals, and plants over time, and the adaptability of life.

America Is Immigrants (2019)

Refugees in America: Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words (2019)

Journeys: an American Story (2018)

The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin: Voices of Early Settlers (2018)

We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future (2015)

Shaping Our Nation: How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics (2013)

The Long Way Home: an American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War (2010)

Destination America (2005)  
Companion volume to the PBS series owned by the Kenosha Public Library