Living Beyond Borders

Living Beyond Borders
Author: Margarita Longoria
Release: 2021-08-17
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780593204993
Language: en
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*"This superb anthology of short stories, comics, and poems is fresh, funny, and full of authentic YA voices revealing what it means to be Mexican American . . . Not to be missed."--SLC, starred review *"Superlative . . . A memorable collection." --Booklist, starred review *"Voices reach out from the pages of this anthology . . . It will make a lasting impression on all readers." --SLJ, starred review Twenty stand-alone short stories, essays, poems, and more from celebrated and award-winning authors make up this YA anthology that explores the Mexican American experience. With works by Francisco X. Stork, Guadalupe Garcia McCall, David Bowles, Rubén Degollado, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, Diana López, Xavier Garza, Trinidad Gonzales, Alex Temblador, Aida Salazar, Guadalupe Ruiz-Flores, Sylvia Sánchez Garza, Dominic Carrillo, Angela Cervantes, Carolyn Dee Flores, René Saldaña Jr., Justine Narro, Daniel García Ordáz, and Anna Meriano. In this mixed-media collection of short stories, personal essays, poetry, and comics, this celebrated group of authors share the borders they have crossed, the struggles they have pushed through, and the two cultures they continue to navigate as Mexican Americans. Living Beyond Borders is at once an eye-opening, heart-wrenching, and hopeful love letter from the Mexican American community to today's young readers. A powerful exploration of what it means to be Mexican American.

Living Beyond Borders

Living Beyond Borders
Author: Margarita Longoria
Release: 2022-05-10
Editor: Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0593204980
Language: en
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*This superb anthology of short stories, comics, and poems is fresh, funny, and full of authentic YA voices revealing what it means to be Mexican American . . . Not to be missed.--SLC, starred review *Superlative . . . A memorable collection. --Booklist, starred review *Voices reach out from the pages of this anthology . . . It will make a lasting impression on all readers. --SLJ, starred review Twenty stand-alone short stories, essays, poems, and more from celebrated and award-winning authors make up this YA anthology that explores the Mexican American experience. With works by Francisco X. Stork, Guadalupe Garcia McCall, David Bowles, Rubén Degollado, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, Diana López, Xavier Garza, Trinidad Gonzales, Alex Temblador, Aida Salazar, Guadalupe Ruiz-Flores, Sylvia Sánchez Garza, Dominic Carrillo, Angela Cervantes, Carolyn Dee Flores, René Saldaña Jr., Justine Narro, Daniel García Ordáz, and Anna Meriano. In this mixed-media collection of short stories, personal essays, poetry, and comics, this celebrated group of authors share the borders they have crossed, the struggles they have pushed through, and the two cultures they continue to navigate as Mexican Americans. Living Beyond Borders is at once an eye-opening, heart-wrenching, and hopeful love letter from the Mexican American community to today's young readers. A powerful exploration of what it means to be Mexican American.

Living Beyond Borders

Living Beyond Borders
Author: Margarita Longoria
Release: 2021
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780593204979
Language: en
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"An anthology of short stories, essays, poetry, and comics about the Mexican American experience"--

Lives beyond Borders

Lives beyond Borders
Author: Ina C. Seethaler
Release: 2021-11-01
Editor: SUNY Press
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781438486215
Language: en
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Examines how contemporary US migrant women's life writing adapts autobiographical genres to call for social change benefiting minoritized communities.

Living Outside the Borders

Living Outside the Borders
Author: Linda Taylor
Release: 2016-02-16
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 110
ISBN: 1523840358
Language: en
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Techniques to help identify your limitiations and fears, and move past them.

Living Learning and Languaging Across Borders

Living  Learning  and Languaging Across Borders
Author: Tatyana Kleyn,Tim Porter
Release: 2021-09-30
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 196
ISBN: 9781000442526
Language: en
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Addressing the roles of education, language, and identity in cyclical migration, this book highlights the voices and experiences of transborder students in Mexico who were born or raised in the US. The stories develop a portrait of the lived realities, joys, and challenges that young people face across elementary, secondary, and tertiary levels. The book not only discusses migration and education policies and pedagogies grounded in the fluid lives of these young people, but its photography also presents their experiences in a visual dimension that words alone cannot capture. This in-depth, multimodal study examines the interplay of language, power, and schooling as they affect students and their families to provide insights for educators to develop meaningful pedagogies that are responsive to students’ border crossing experiences. Living, Learning, and Languaging Across Borders is a vital resource for pre- and in-service teachers, teacher educators, graduate students and scholars in bilingual and multilingual education, literacy and language policy, and immigration and education in the US, Mexico, and beyond. It offers important insights into the complex landscapes transborder students navigate, and considers policy and pedagogy implications that reject problematic assumptions and humanize approaches to the education and migration experiences of transborder students.

Research Beyond Borders

Research Beyond Borders
Author: Lise-Hélène Smith,Anjana Narayan
Release: 2011-12-28
Editor: Lexington Books
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9780739143575
Language: en
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This collection draws insights from an interdisciplinary group of scholars specializing in diverse methods used in the social sciences and humanities to reflect on the empirical, methodological, and practical implications of conducting research beyond one’s national borders. This book seeks to help researchers consider the need for transnational multidisciplinary practices that remain aware of the inequalities that continually inform current or dominant research practices.

Brilliance Beyond Borders

Brilliance Beyond Borders
Author: Chinwe Esimai
Release: 2022-03-15
Editor: Harper Horizon
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780785241690
Language: en
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What if the traditional narrative about immigrant women--that those who come to the United States will succeed as long as they work hard, stay focused, and have supportive families--is a lie? Of the 73 million women in the US workforce, 11.5 million are foreign-born. The truth is--even in the midst of headlines and political debates about immigration reform and in the wake of MeToo and other female-centric movements--millions of immigrants, especially women, aren’t living their fullest potential. Based on her personal experience and the stories of trailblazing women from around the world and in diverse industries, author Chinwe Esimai shares five indispensable traits that make an ocean of difference between immigrants who live as mere shadows of their truest potential and those who find purpose and fulfillment--what Chinwe refers to as their immigrace: Saying yes to your immigrace, an immigrant woman’s expression of her highest purpose and potential Daring to play in the big leagues Transforming failure Embracing change and blending differences Finding joy and healing These five traits are the foundation of the Brilliance Blueprint, a step-by-step guide to help readers achieve to their own extraordinary results and build their own remarkable legacies.

Where to Next

Where to Next
Author: Solene Anglaret
Release: 2018-04-10
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 302
ISBN: 198635637X
Language: en
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Where to Next? is a memoir about travelling and living abroad. Following the author's footsteps all over the world will bring you out of your comfort zone, widen your horizons and leave you wondering where and what 'home' means to you. This book will take you on a journey from childhood to adulthood through France, Norway, the United States, the United Kingdom, China and Australia. It is filled with challenging experiences, fundamental lessons and unforgettable encounters. Witness how such a lifestyle beyond borders changes one's character as well as perception of where and what home actually is. ------ "Where to Next? is a soul-searching page-turner, a must-have and must-read for anyone wanting to explore the world and its amazing horizons." Alice Miller Dupas - France, US, Germany "What an amazing adventure! This book widened my horizons, causing me to laugh and cry as I turned the pages." Alison Small - United Kingdom "See the world and the meaning of life through Solène's eyes. Witnessing her emotional rollercoaster of a journey makes you think about what you want to do and who you'd like to be. This book is a must-read for anyone looking for new adventures." Amélie Pha - France, Austria, Libya, Germany "A tribute at the altar of wanderlust, this story takes the reader on an emotional rollercoaster of not belonging where you are and constantly searching for your mythical place in the world. A testament that life shouldn't be lived trying to 'keep up with the Joneses', but rather, listening to your instinctual gut feeling and following your own individual path. An emotionally honest and raw memoir told in short, witty snippets - the memories, milestones, challenges, and anecdotes - that make up a life, and the lessons learnt along the way." Andrea Agrotis - Australia, Cyprus, United Kingdom, France, Greece "We don't always get what we want in life, but if you try your hardest, you become wiser, stronger and more compassionate. This book traces Solène's life journey and her courageous outlook for adventure. I can't wait to find out what's next!" Bonnie Chao - United States, China "This is the most inspiring book I have read in a long time! Be ready to travel the world and embark on a new adventure every time you turn a page." Céline Maimaran - France, Morocco, United Kingdom, United States, Norway, Australia "With Where to Next? the author shares her burning desire to travel the world as well as her determination to make her dreams come true. From childhood to adulthood, country after country, follow her footsteps, witness her joy, pain and life-changing moments. Reading this book will give you a boost and leave you positive, driven and energised." Joanne Profeta - France, Norway "Living through the writer's adventures was pure entertainment! Not only did this book inspire me to travel more, it also encouraged me to improve in everyday life." Lindsay Fave - United States, Australia "This book is an essential read for anyone who feels alone, lost, frustrated and misunderstood. Read this story and understand that taking a chance, persevering and not accepting the status quo will take you on a journey to become a better you." Simon Taylor - United Kingdom, Australia, United States, Greece, China "One word: Inspiring! I really enjoyed how this book challenged me and how much I could relate to it at the same time. Through her experience, the author reminded me that stepping out of your comfort zone is always the right thing to do." Ouissem Belgacem - France, Tunisia, United States, United Kingdom, Spain

Doctors Beyond Borders

Doctors Beyond Borders
Author: Georgie Tyler
Release: 2014-01-01
Editor: HarperCollins Australia
Pages: 125
ISBN: 9780857991133
Language: en
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She's about to find out that nothing is fair when it comes to war, except, the healing power of love. When Ariadne Tate takes a deployment to Sudan with a medical aid organisation, romance is the last thing on her mind...but Dr Ford Gosden puts a glitch in her plans. Too damn attractive for his own good and a thoroughly nice guy, Ford slowly seeps under Ariadne's skin. But Sudan is not a stable place to form a relationship, and as political tension escalates in the region, Ariadne has no choice but to focus on her job and her safety. Under the protection of a UN convoy, she heads out into the war–torn countryside – and the unthinkable happens. Captured and held hostage by a renegade with no chance of escape, Ariadne's hope for a new life with the man she loves begins to fade and the fight for her life begins.

The Tequila Worm

The Tequila Worm
Author: Viola Canales
Release: 2007-12-18
Editor: Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780307434012
Language: en
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Sofia comes from a family of storytellers. Here are her tales of growing up in the barrio in McAllen, Texas, full of the magic and mystery of family traditions: making Easter cascarones, celebrating el Dia de los Muertos, preparing for quinceañera, rejoicing in the Christmas nacimiento, and curing homesickness by eating the tequila worm. When Sofia is singled out to receive a scholarship to boarding school, she longs to explore life beyond the barrio, even though it means leaving her family to navigate a strange world of rich, privileged kids. It’s a different mundo, but one where Sofia’s traditions take on new meaning and illuminate her path.

Inside Passage

Inside Passage
Author: Richard Manning
Release: 2000-11
Editor: Island Press
Pages: 250
ISBN: 159726881X
Language: en
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“This book is about an idea that rests at the junction of what we call wilderness and civilization. Simply, it is a call for rethinking, and more importantly, reconstructing, our relationship with nature.” --from Inside PassageProtecting land in parks, safe from human encroachment, has been a primary strategy of conservationists for the past century and a half. Yet drawing lines around an area and calling it wilderness does little to solve larger environmental problems. As author Richard Manning puts it in a knowingly provocative way: “Wilderness designation is not a victory, but acknowledgement of defeat.”In Inside Passage, Manning takes us on a thought-provoking tour of the lands along the Pacific Northwest's Inside Passage -- from southeast Alaska down through Puget Sound, and then on to the northern Oregon coast and the Columbia River system -- as he explores the dichotomy between “wilderness” and “civilization” and the often disastrous effects of industrialization.Through vivid description and conversations with people in the region, Manning brings new insights to the area's most pressing environmental concerns -- the salmon crisis, deforestation, hydroelectric dams, urban sprawl -- and examines various innovative ways they are being addressed. He details efforts to restore degraded ecosystems and to integrate economic development with environmental protection, and looks at powerful new tools such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that are increasingly being used to further conservation efforts.Throughout, Manning focuses on the hopeful possibility that we can redesign the human enterprise to a scale more appropriate to the nature that holds it, that rather than drawing borders around nature, we might instead start placing borders on human behavior. Perhaps, he suggests, we can begin to behave in all places as if all places matter to us as much as wilderness, and, in the process, claim all of nature as our own.Inside Passage is a wide-ranging and thoughtful exploration by a gifted writer, and an important work for anyone interested in the Pacific Northwest, or concerned about the future of our relationship to the natural world.

Living Without Borders

Living Without Borders
Author: Sinunu
Release: 2014-01-29
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0991011333
Language: en
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Living Without Borders takes you on an extraordinarily vivid, front-seat uncharted tour of the practices and beliefs of the world's cultures via 101 short and entertaining stories, revealing ideas readers can easily incorporate into their own lives. There is quite literally a whole world of wisdom to enhance our lives and Living Without Borders opens up the possibility that there are other ways to live-ways that are already embraced by millions beyond our borders. By turns funny and poignant, Living Without Borders proves that embracing the best the world has to offer, connecting more deeply with those we love, taking better care of our bodies and souls, and living more fully and passionately is easier to achieve than we may think.

Beyond Borders

Beyond Borders
Author: Wen-Chin Chang
Release: 2015-01-16
Editor: Cornell University Press
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780801454509
Language: en
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The Yunnanese from southwestern China have for millennia traded throughout upland Southeast Asia. Burma in particular has served as a "back door" to Yunnan, providing a sanctuary for political refugees and economic opportunities for trade explorers. Since the Chinese Communist takeover in 1949 and subsequent political upheavals in China, an unprecedented number of Yunnanese refugees have fled to Burma. Through a personal narrative approach, Beyond Borders is the first ethnography to focus on the migration history and transnational trading experiences of contemporary Yunnanese Chinese migrants (composed of both Yunnanese Han and Muslims) who reside in Burma and those who have moved from Burma and resettled in Thailand, Taiwan, and China. Since the 1960s, Yunnanese Chinese migrants of Burma have dominated the transnational trade in opium, jade, and daily consumption goods. Wen-Chin Chang writes with deep knowledge of this trade’s organization from the 1960s of mule-driven caravans to the use of modern transportation, and she reconstructs trading routes while examining embedded sociocultural meanings. These Yunnanese migrants’ mobility attests to the prevalence of travel not only by the privileged but also by different kinds of people. Their narratives disclose individual life processes as well as networks of connections, modes of transportation, and differences between the experiences of men and women. Through traveling they have carried on the mobile livelihoods of their predecessors, expanding overland trade beyond its historical borderlands between Yunnan and upland Southeast Asia to journeys further afield by land, sea, and air.

Faith Beyond Borders

Faith Beyond Borders
Author: Don Mosley,Joyce Hollyday
Release: 2011-12-01
Editor: Abingdon Press
Pages: 142
ISBN: 9781426722509
Language: en
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For more than thirty years, Don Mosley has traveled the globe, working for the cause of justice on behalf of two organizations he helped to found: Habitat for Humanity and Jubilee Partners, a community of believers who have welcomed 3,000 refugees from danger zones around the world. In this book, he uses stories from his remarkable walk of faith to issue an action call for Christians to live out the teachings of Jesus, no matter where they take us or what they require us to do.

Thoreau Beyond Borders

Thoreau Beyond Borders
Author: François Specq,Laura Dassow Walls,Julien Nègre
Release: 2020
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 272
ISBN: 1625345550
Language: en
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Henry David Thoreau spent his life as an intellectual vagrant, jumping fences, pushing boundaries, and crossing borders. How, why, and to what end are the questions asked by contributors to this new volume of essays, whose work crosses national and disciplinary borders to think about Thoreau anew. Deliberately invoking Thoreau's commitment to "living a border life," a life located between the world of nature and that of the polis, these varied essays explore the writer's thinking and writing as situated not merely against, but across and beyond borders and boundaries -- whether geographic, temporal, or spiritual. Arguing that literary texts are governed by mediation and dialogue, lines of force becoming lines of connection that entail complex patterns and interweavings, the contributors draw on methodologies that freely combine literary and philosophical approaches with cultural and political ones -- in turn moving us beyond borders. Contributors include the volume editors as well as Kristen Case, Danielle Follett, Rochelle Johnson, John J. Kucich, Daniel S. Malachuk, Henrik Otterberg, Sandra Harbert Petrulionis, Benjamin Pickford, David M. Robinson, Christa Holm Vogelius, and Michael C. Weisenburg.

Lands of Lost Borders

Lands of Lost Borders
Author: Kate Harris
Release: 2018-01-30
Editor: Knopf Canada
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780345816795
Language: en
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE RBC TAYLOR PRIZE WINNER OF THE EDNA STAEBLER AWARD FOR CREATIVE NON-FICTION "Every day on a bike trip is like the one before--but it is also completely different, or perhaps you are different, woken up in new ways by the mile." As a teenager, Kate Harris realized that the career she most craved--that of a generalist explorer, equal parts swashbuckler and philosopher--had gone extinct. From her small-town home in Ontario, it seemed as if Marco Polo, Magellan and their like had long ago mapped the whole earth. So she vowed to become a scientist and go to Mars. To pass the time before she could launch into outer space, Kate set off by bicycle down a short section of the fabled Silk Road with her childhood friend Mel Yule, then settled down to study at Oxford and MIT. Eventually the truth dawned on her: an explorer, in any day and age, is by definition the kind of person who refuses to live between the lines. And Harris had soared most fully out of bounds right here on Earth, travelling a bygone trading route on her bicycle. So she quit the laboratory and hit the Silk Road again with Mel, this time determined to bike it from the beginning to end. Like Rebecca Solnit and Pico Iyer before her, Kate Harris offers a travel narrative at once exuberant and meditative, wry and rapturous. Weaving adventure and deep reflection with the history of science and exploration, Lands of Lost Borders explores the nature of limits and the wildness of a world that, like the self and like the stars, can never be fully mapped.

The Sikh Heritage

The Sikh Heritage
Author: Dalvir Pannu
Release: 2019-08-31
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1733293701
Language: en
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The Sikh Heritage: Beyond Borders dedicates one chapter each to the 84 sites that it documents, transporting readers to the past by narrating the detailed history of each marvel that the author and his team photographed throughout Pakistan. This book is the culmination of decade-long fieldwork of finding and exploring the heritage sites, alongside analyzing multiple Janamsakhis (hagiography accounts). The author's process of doing extensive analysis and cross-referencing with other sources enables readers to comprehend Sikh history, by posing inquiries, applying critical thinking, and investigating hundreds of sources. He includes a multitude of primary sources and Gurmukhi inscriptions, translated into English, to increase local and international heritage-lovers' under­standing of these sites and to help preserve their beauty and histories through his writing.

Dear Pakistan

Dear Pakistan
Author: Rosanne Hawke
Release: 2019
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 197
ISBN: 1525288911
Language: en
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Here in Australia, boys try to kiss her, men wear shorts and everyone says "cool" all the time. How will she ever know the right things to say or do or wear? After all, this is meant to be her own culture. This is a story about a girl who has been brought up in Pakistan and is returning to Adelaide to go to Senior high school.

The Jaguar s Children

The Jaguar s Children
Author: John Vaillant
Release: 2015-01-06
Editor: Knopf Canada
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780307366948
Language: en
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From the #1 bestselling, award-winning author of The Golden Spruce and The Tiger: a rich, gripping literary thriller in the spirit of The Constant Gardener that showcases the narrative power for which John Vaillant is internationally acclaimed. Hector, a young Zapotec fleeing Mexico for a better life in the US with his friend Cesar, a biotech researcher, pays to be smuggled across the border by unscrupulous "coyotes," concealed in the tightly sealed, empty tank of a water truck packed with illegal migrants. Abandoned by the smugglers in the desert, they are left to die, their only lifeline Cesar's phone. When Cesar slips into unconsciousness, Hector reaches out to the one name with an American code--AnniMac--that becomes his lifeline to the world as he reveals what has brought him to this place, taking us back to an older Mexico; to the lives of his Zapotec grandparents and the ancient, mythic traditions, to the mystery behind the jaguar icon left to him by a mysterious archeologist, and the power of the corn myth. As legends fuse with the terrifying present, the dangers Cesar is fleeing become grippingly apparent: his research was threatening to expose the country's largest manufacturer of genetically modified corn, set to impose economic and cultural genocide on the native population. Finding the courage to survive is critical, even as hope dwindles.