Empathy for the Struggles of Childhood Immigration

Posted in Refugee/Immigration Literature (Articles), Theme: Immigration, Theme: Learning English

MY TWO BLANKETS Illustration © Freya Blackwood

MY TWO BLANKETS Illustration © Freya Blackwood

Author and illustrator Eugene Yelchin writing for The New York Times Book Review profiled the I’m Your Neighbor featured picture books My Two Blankets, Mama’s Nightingale, I’m New Here, and Seeds of Friendship. Read the article.

“These books will inspire not just empathy for the struggles of childhood immigration, but admiration for their authors’ and illustrators’ ingenuity as well.” —Eugene Yelchin, The New York Times Book Review