Books: Non-Fiction

Papers: Stories by Undocumented Youth

Book – Non-fiction. Edited by José Manuel, Cesar Pineda, Anne Galisky, and Rebecca Shine. Illustrated by Julio Salgado. 2012.
Undocumented youth from around the world tell their stories with simplicity and intimacy in this student-friendly collection.

Time Periods: 21st Century, 2001 - Present
Themes: Democracy & Citizenship, Immigration, Latino, Laws & Citizen Rights

This volume builds on the excellent 2009 film Papers: Stories of Undocumented YouthPapers—the bookis a student-friendly collection that continues the conversation begun in the film; undocumented youth from around the world tell their stories with simplicity and intimacy. The passages are short, poignant, evocative, and lend themselves to lots of classroom uses. Julio Salgado’s illustrationsin colors that shout with life and dignityhelp make this an inviting book for all. Middle and high school.

ISBN: 9780985748500