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The American Dream

Newly arrived from Port-au-Prince, a teenage girl gets a fresh start in Detroit while her mother's left behind in an immigration detention centre.

The American Dream

BOOK REPORT for American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Cover Story: Fabulous Big Face
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale: 5
Talky Talk: More Than Meets the Eye
Bonus Factors: Immigration, Sisters, Haitian Culture, Detroit
Relationship Status: Friendly Exes

What starts as an immigration story becomes a deeper look into one family's pursuit of the American dream. Read the full book report over at our series on Kirkus!

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