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Hauser's book, The New Kids, is a great read and a stimulating book for discussions.
Accomplishing so much is an impressive feat, and Brooke Hauser's first book is clearly evidence of her talent as a skillful writer.
Read this book and you will come away with a sense that America still has good times ahead.
Very great and useful book especially for the research that I am doing for my dissertation. Love the book! ThanksPublished 6 months ago by Satisfied Customer, Massachusetts
The stories of newcomers to America at a Brooklyn high school for immigrant students. Every tale could be a novel of its own. Journeys from China, Tibet, Sierra Leone, Burma. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Carol Colitti Levine
Purchased for my 14 year old son. His high school required it as summer. His words not mine: I have no problem with a book intended to make some feel welcome but do they have to... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Gern Blanston
This journalistic account of the lives of new immigrant teens is compelling in many ways, not the least of which is that it provides a window into kids from several cultures, not... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kimberly U. Leimer
Hauser looks at the lives of new immigrants to the U.S. and shows their sometimes painful journeys to acculturating to the U.S. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Deborah D Garza
This book was part of the reading requirement needed for a multicultural class I was taking. A must read for anyone who is teaching a culturally diverse school district.Published 19 months ago by DIANE SALVATORI
I recently retired from a school that is very much like the one in this book. I purchased the book for the school, but read it first. Would purchase it again!Published 21 months ago by Sharon Pratt
I loved this book. What a new life here in America can mean really came across. I give it a four rather than a five only because I want Ms Hauser to write a sequel in about five... Read morePublished 24 months ago by C. Casey
The New Kids has shown me that the impression most people have about immigrants in this country is a complete bias. The author's writing is accurate and sophisticated. Read morePublished on May 21, 2012 by JP Calderon