Book Hunters in Brief #150: Citizenship Month

November is Citizenship Month in Houston which both civic engagement that true citizenship entails as well as "the vibrant mix of native Houstonians, transplants from other cities and states, Immigrants, refugees, foreign students and international resident workers."

Book Hunters is doing its part with this offering of reads for adult and youth:

For adults
Becoming Americans: Immigrants Tell their Stories from Jamestown to Today Edited by Ilan Stavans

In the Country We Love by Diane Guerrero

The Cooked Seed by Anchee Min


For youth
Of Beetles and Angels by Mawi Asgedom

 A Very Important Day by Maggie Rugg Herold

All the Way to America by Dan Yaccarino

For those of you who are, or know someone who is, going through the process to become a U.S. citizen, many Harris County Public Library branches host citizenship classes to prepare prospective citizens.

If you're just looking for new countries in your reading life, pay Book Hunters a visit and we'll create a custom reading list just for you that will have you wanting to put down roots in your favorite reading chair.