A People Magazine "Great Read"
"The stories of these kids are simply astonishing." -- Talk of the Nation, NPR
"A refreshing reminder of the hurdles newcomers to this country still face and how many defy the odds to overcome them." --The New York Times
"Brooke Hauser, who spent a year following members of the senior class, delivers a rich, extraordinarily moving account of the challenges they met--and the many ways in which kids are the same the world over." --Parade Magazine
About the Author
has written for The New York Times
, Los Angeles Times
, and Allure
, among other publications. She lives in western Massachusetts.