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“The New Kids”: A Look Into the Lives of Immigrant Students

In “The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens,” author Brooke Hauser reveals the long journeys the students endured to reach Brooklyn, New York.  And then once enrolled in Brooklyn International High School, a public school in Prospect Heights specifically geared for newly arrived teenagers, they faced a […]

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Portraits Of Newcomers And Dreamers

“The New Kids” by Brooke Hauser presents intimate portraits of immigrant teens trying to settle into the rhythm of high school life at the International High School at Prospect Heights. Each of them has a unique story and their own struggles, but many share the same dream of succeeding in America.

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The New Kids on the Immigration Block

In The New Kids, New York-based journalist Brooke Hauser weaves a detailed web of International High School stories. Her reporting is impeccable, leading us through the chaotic interplay of home life, classrooms and dreams. The effect is a quick-paced book with the plot of a fiction novel and the unnerving truth about immigration.

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International Teens with American Dreams

‘The New Kids,’ by Brooke Hauser, takes an intimate look at the obstacles faced by new immigrants at a high school in Prospect Heights.

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Q & A with Brooke Hauser, author of New Kids

Reporter Brooke Hauser discusses getting access, picking characters, and staying organized.

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