Books by This Author
The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens
By: Brooke Hauser
Age Level: Young adult (14-18)
In 2008, journalist Brooke Hauser wrote an article for The New York Times about the senior prom at a Brooklyn high school serving newcomer immigrant students. Hauser then decided to spend a year entrenched with teachers and students at the school, following students from their very first traumatic days of school all the way to their graduation ceremony.