"How I Got Here" series
Young Adult Books
How One Afghan Family Found a New, Challenging Life in Nashville
October 4, 2022
Fleeing the Taliban, the Tajik family left Afghanistan for a city better known for its music scene than its immigrant population. Their first question: “How do we start our life?”
For Venezuelan Migrants in South Florida, ‘Vision of a Certain Life’ Meets Reality
October 11, 2022
Doral, Fla., nicknamed “Doralzuela,” has become a destination for the many people fleeing a troubled country. There, they find support, and, ideally, a new home.
As War Rages, a Ukrainian Family in Michigan Holds On to Home
October 20, 2022
Amber Galkin and her children find themselves navigating complicated connections with their homeland as they embrace a new national identity.
How One Woman Risked the Great Migration, and Found Opportunity in a New Life
October 26, 2022
Dorothy Glinton took a chance by moving from Florida to Chicago. It paid off, for her and her family.