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Come On In

By Adi Alsaid & Varsha Bajaj &
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Publisher Description

This exceptional and powerful anthology explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration, with stories by critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors who are shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home—and to find home.

WELCOME

From some of the most exciting bestselling and up-and-coming YA authors writing today…journey from Ecuador to New York City and Argentina to Utah…from Australia to Harlem and India to New Jersey…from Fiji, America, Mexico and more… Come On In.

With characters who face random traffic stops, TSA detention, customs anxiety, and the daunting and inspiring journey to new lands…who camp with their extended families, dance at weddings, keep diaries, teach ESL…who give up their rooms for displaced family, decide their own answer to the question “where are you from?” and so much more… Come On In illuminates fifteen of the myriad facets of the immigrant experience, from authors who have been shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home—and to find home.

21 Reviews

3.5
“3.75 Character Development: Since this is short stories, I think I would've liked a tiny bit more development. Diversity: Obviously. Likes: I loved the meaning of this book. It taught me so much. Dislikes: At some parts i felt like the writing style didn't work with me What mood should you read this book in?: Emotional Pace: Fast Likable Characters?: Most of them Characters or Plot?: Character mostly. Overall, I thought I would like some of the authors more than i did”

About Adi Alsaid

Born and raised in Mexico City, Adi Alsaid is the author of several young adult novels including Let's Get Lost, We Didn't Ask For This, and North of Happy, a Kirkus Best Book nominee. He's also the editor of Come On In: 15 stories of immigration and finding home . He currently lives in Chicago with his wife and two cats, where he occasionally spills hot sauce on things (and cats).

Sharon Morse

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