Item description for Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers by Marina Budhos...
Fourteen memorable portraits of the newest Americans reveal both the special challenges they face and how America itself is changing. The author's own immigrant family background gives her book the warm, intimate tone of a memoir.
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Studio: Resource Publications (OR)
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher Resource Publications (OR)
ISBN 1556356102 ISBN13 9781556356100
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More About Marina Budhos
Marina Budhos is the author of such books as "Ask Me No Questions", "Tell Us We're Home", and "Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers." She has received an EMMA (Exceptional Merit Media Award) and a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award for women writers. Ms. Budhos has been a Fulbright Scholar in India, has given talks throughout the country and abroad, and has taught at several universities and colleges. She is currently an associate professor of English at William Paterson University. She lives with her husband and fellow Atheneum author, Marc Aronson, and their two sons in Maplewood, New Jersey. You can visit her online at marinabudhos.com.
Marina Budhos currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers?
Remix captures the heart and soul of refugee teens' lives May 8, 2000
Remix gets to the core of what it is to be an immigrant teen in the US today. Budhos allows the characters to speak their own stories, yet also gives us stunning insight into their lives through her observations of them. It is refreshingly unsentimental, yet permits moments of raw emotion and poignant vulnerability to erupt on the page. It is indeed a window into a world that few mainstream Americans every pause to consider.