Who Belongs Here? An American Story

Title

Who Belongs Here? An American Story

Illustrator

Anne Sibley O'Brien

Publisher

Tilbury House Publishers

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9780884486398

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Describes the new life of Nary, a Cambodian refugee, in America, as well as his encounters with prejudice. Includes some general history of U.S. immigration.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

AD770L

Diversity Topics

Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Immigrants and refugees; Multiracial; Race discrimination; immigrant family; immigrant children; immigrant parents; relocation; resettlement; emigration; asylum; evacuees; refugee camp; multiracial community; racism; prejudice; marginalized group of people; segregation

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Cambodian)

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Second Edition, 1997

Keywords

Cambodia; violence; fleeing; bullying; US Constitution; history of immigration; new school

Diversity Impact

direct

Who Belongs Here? An American Story

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