Someone New (Paperback)
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A great book to help students of all ages understand how they can welcome new members into their classrooms and communities. -School Library Journal In this companion story to I'm New Here, three elementary schoolers--who aren't new--begin to understand and embrace three immigrant students. Are you new here? Do you know someone new? In I'm New Here and Someone New, young readers explore the immigrant experience through both windows and mirrors. In I'm New Here, readers meet three recent immigrants trying to adjust to a new country and school. In Someone New, the same story is told from the perspective of the students who welcome the newcomers. An honest and heartwarming look at diversity, inclusion, and friendship.
About the Author
Anne Sibley O'Brien's passion for multiracial, multicultural, and global subjects grew out of her experience of being raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea. She is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including I'm New Here, A Path of Stars, After Gandhi, and The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea. She is also the author of Abracadabra, It's Spring!, Hocus Pocus, It's Fall!, and In the Shadow of the Sun. Anne lives on an island in Maine.