Category: Immigration Curriculum

Seventeen Years

45 million people became displaced from their homes in 2012, Sasha Chanoff, director of Refuge Point, said on the radio show, “Here and Now.”  “More than half of the refugees worldwide came from five countries, according to the UN: Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq, Sudan and Syria.”  A striking comment […]

I’M YOUR NEIGHBOR book club celebrating Maine’s new-arrival communities launches at the Portland Public Library

Portland, Maine celebrates nine books set in Maine’s “new arrival” communities with a 2013 city-wide read. Writers include South Sudanese memoirist, Aruna Kenyi in The Telling’s Room’s anthology I REMEMBER WARM RAIN.  High school students who are named by the NAACP as Martin Luther King Jr. Fellows introduced each […]

Geoquiz Africa

Try the Lizard Point geoquiz! Can you name these African countries?  You get  three chances.  You can also  move on to the rest of the world on Lizard Point maps. p.s. Click “Help” to get the answer.

I’m Your Neighbor

I’M YOUR NEIGHBOR is the name of a website and a concept. Kirsten Cappy is the creator. Ann Sibley O’Brien and I  are on the I’m-Your-Neighbor team, and we’re  writers of books that Kirsten features on this new site which is about creating events around children’s and YA  […]