I'm New Here

byAnne Sibley O'BrienIllustratorAnne Sibley O'Brien

June 19, 2018|
I'm New Here by Anne Sibley O'Brien
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Three students are immigrants from Guatemala, Korea, and Somalia and have trouble speaking, writing, and sharing ideas in English in their new American elementary school. Through self-determination and with encouragement from their peers and teachers, the students learn to feel confident and comfortable in their new school without losing a sense of their home country, language, and identity.

Young readers from all backgrounds will appreciate this touching story about the assimilation of three immigrant students in a supportive school community.

Anne Sibley O'Brien is one of the founders of I'm Your Neighbor, an organization that promotes children's literature featuring "new arrival" cultures. As the rate of immigration to the United States increases, topics related to immigration are increasingly more important in the classroom and home. I'm New Here demonstrates how our global community can work together and build a home for all.
Anne Sibley O'Brien knew she wanted to be an artist by the time she was seven. Born in Chicago, she moved with her family to New Hampshire on her first birthday. Six years later, her parents were hired as medical missionaries and assigned to serve in South Korea. She was raised bilingual and bicultural, living in the cities of Seoul an...
Title:I'm New HereFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.5 X 8.5 X 0.16 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.5 X 8.5 X 0.16 inPublished:June 19, 2018Publisher:CharlesbridgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1580896138

ISBN - 13:9781580896139

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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