Ink knows no borders : poems of the immigrant and refugee experience

Format: Print Book 2019
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With authenticity, integrity, and insight, this collection of poems addresses the many issues confronting first and second generation young adult immigrants and refugees, such as cultural and language differences, homesickness, social exclusion, human rights, racism, stereotyping, and questions of identity. Poems encourage readers to honour their roots as well as explore new paths, offering empathy and hope for those who are struggling to overcome discrimination.
Departure : July 30, 1984 / Joseph O. Legaspi
Immigrant / Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
First light / Chen Chen
Origin/Adoption / Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello
Dear America / Sholeh Wolpé
Second attempt crossing / Javier Zamora
Bent to the earth / Blas Manuel de Luna
A hymn to childhood / Li-Young Lee
Immigrant aria / Rajiv Mohabir
On being American / Samira Ahmed
Oklahoma / Hala Alyan
On listening to your teacher take attendance / Aimee Nezhukumatathil
The break-in / Hafizah Geter
#Sanctuary / JoAnn Balingit
Extended stay America / Janine Joseph
Choi Jeong Min / Franny Choi
Muslim girlhood / Leila Chatti
Fluency / Michelle Brittan Rosado
Master film / Solmaz Sharif
The key / Ladan Osman
Ode to the heart / Ellen Bass
The sign in my father's hands / Martín Espada
History lesson / Jeff Coomer
My father takes to the road / Jeff Tagami
My grandmother washes her feet in the sink of the bathroom at Sears / Mohja Kahf
Frank's Nursery and Crafts / Bao Phi
In Colorado my father scoured and stacked dishes / Eduardo C. Corral
Learning to pray / Kaveh Akbar
Naturalization / Jenny Xie
East mountain view / Paul Tran
Acolyte / Tarfia Faizullah
Tater tot hot-dish / Hieu Minh Nguyen
Pronounced / Carlos Andrés Gómez
Off-Island Chamorros / Craig Santos Perez
A new national anthem / Ada Limón
Portrait of Isako in wartime / Mia Ayumi Malhotra
Domesticity / Kristin Chang
The poet at fifteen / Erika L. Sánchez
Someday I'll love Ocean Vuong / Ocean Vuong
Ode to the first white girl I ever loved / José Olivarez
Talks about race / Mahtem Shiferraw
Mama / Emtithal Mahmoud
Split / Cathy Linh Che
When the man at the party said he wanted to own a Filipino / Marianne Chan
Ode to enclaves / Chrysanthemum Tran
Ethnic studies / Terisa Siagatonu
The day I realized we were black / Yesenia Montilla
Quaking conversation / Lenelle Moïse
Atlantis / Elizabeth Acevedo
The border : a double sonnet / Alberto Ríos
Las casas across nations / Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs
Mexicans begin jogging / Gary Soto
Field guide ending in a deportation / Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
I used to be much much darker / Francisco X. Alarcón
A habitable grief / Eavan Boland
Return / Gala Mukomolova
Adrift / Alice Tao
Author's prayer / Ilya Kaminsky
Game of thrones / Fatimah Asghar
Oh, daughter / Monica Sok
Refugees / Brian Bilston
Home / Safiya Sinclair
Undocumented joy / Yosimar Reyes
Self-portrait with no flag / Safia Elhillo.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In this collection, Vecchione and Raymond have gathered 64 poets from all over the world, their poetic voices as diverse as their experiences. Yet, they hold one element in common: a belief in dignity as an essential human right. The poems explore identity, migration, immigration, war, belonging, race, class sometimes on their own, but often at intersections. In "Mamma," Emtithal Mahmoud confronts a man who objectifies her dark skin by claiming an affinity: she lets him know exactly how little right he has to make such a claim. In "quaking conversation," Lenelle Moïse announces, i want to talk about haiti, and lists the ways humans have wreaked more damage than nature. And Yosimar Reyes laments the dearth of memories of a childhood before he crossed the southern border into the U.S. in "Undocumented Joy." Most poems in this are raw with passion, variously eloquent and verbose, mostly in blank verse with few creative risks involved. But form is secondary to content here, and these stories should resonate with youth who feel life deeply.--Amina Chaudhri Copyright 2019 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Immigrants -- United States -- Poetry.
Refugees -- United States -- Poetry.
American poetry -- 21st century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Poetry.
Publisher New York :2019
Contributors Vecchione, Patrice, editor.
Raymond, Alyssa, editor.
Language English
Notes "A triangle square book for young readers."
Description xviii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-179) and index.
ISBN 9781609809072
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