Thirteen-year-old Louis and his family escape from the political unrest in Haiti in 1991, but after they are rescued at sea by the U.S. Coast Guard, they are taken to a refugee camp in Cuba, where they must wait before joining relatives in Miami.
A young Cuban boy and his family leave Cuba secretly after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, and use the family fishing boat to make their way to a new life in Florida.
Ten-year-old Pepa and her family face many challenges when they leave their home in Mexico to find work in the United States.
Kofi's mother sends him to America to live with his father's family, but Kofi feels betrayed and wonders if he will ever be happy again.
Li Ming and his father are lured to America after hearing about the wealth to be found in California.
This book is about an Indian girl who comes to America and how she deals with being different.
After Cossacks raid their village and destroy their home, Sophie and her brother Victor are sent to the United States to live with relatives in New York City.