Leaving Home: Stories about Immigration, Migration, and the Diaspora

  • Emily R. Aguiló-Pérez
Keywords: diaspora, borders, immigration, review


Review of:

Charles, Veronika Martenova. The Land Beyond the Wall: An Immigration Story. Nimbus, 2017.

Díaz, Junot. Islandborn. Illustrated by Leo Espinosa, Penguin, 2018.

Gay, Marie-Louise. Mustafa. Groundwood, 2018.

Morales, Yuyi. Dreamers. Porter, 2018.

Tran-Davies, Nhung N. Ten Cents a Pound. Illustrated by Josée Bisaillon, Second Story, 2018.


DOI: 10.1353/jeu.2019.0028

Author Biography

Emily R. Aguiló-Pérez

Emily R. Aguiló-Pérez is Assistant Professor of Children's Literature at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Her teaching and research are in the areas of children’s literature (particularly Latinx literature), girlhood studies, and children’s cultures She has presented research on Latinx children’s books at various conferences and has served on children’s book award committees such as the 2017 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award and the 2018 Pura Belpré Award.

How to Cite
Aguiló-Pérez, E. R. (2020). Leaving Home: Stories about Immigration, Migration, and the Diaspora. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 11(2), 297-311. Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/526