The journey of a real immigrant forms the backdrop for this series about ethnic cultures that have flourished in America. Beginning with life in the home country, each book details the experience of coming to the United States, going to school and work, and settling down with family. Along the way are details about culture, including traditional pastimes and celebrations. Each book ends with an American success story as readers discover how the featured immigrant flourished in his or her new country.

Mexican Americans 2003, Heinemann Library, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781403401632