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English Language Learners

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  • Listen to Shaun Tan's Meet-the-Author Recording for The Arrival and get a sense for how it feels to become part of an unknown world.

  • Foster empathy for the immigrant movement by using this lesson plan for Front Desk by Kelly Yang.

  • Get inspiration on how to create a friendly learning space for all from this interview with Lucía M. González.

  • Learn about healing and friendships across a cultural divide in this Meet-the-Author Recording with Ruth Behar, author of Lucky Broken Girl.

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