Clearinghouse Resource

Title

This Isn't the America I Thought I'd Find: African Students in the Urban U.S. High School

Authors/Editors

Traore, Rosemary
Lukens, Robert J.

Publisher(s)

Lanham, MD: University Press of America

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2006, 258 pages

Description of Resource

This book is about African immigrant students in a primarily African-American high school in Philadelphia.  The book discusses the serious disconnect between the African immigrant and African American students and the resulting bullying and harassment.  The authors discuss their work to bridge the gap between the two groups and offer advice for teachers seeking to do the same.

Languages

English

Availability

This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.