Love Makes the World Go Round: Books about Immigration & Refugees

A book display on immigration


Did you know that NOVA  is the ninth most internationally diverse institution of higher education in the nation? Included in our international population are many immigrants and refugees from all over the world! We at the library are excited about the richness of our community and encourage everyone to learn about immigration policy and history and to read stories by and about refugees. To learn more, come check out our book display, “Love Makes the World Go Round,” located near the reference desk. Here are a few of the titles:


Book Cover: Becoming American, Fariborz GhadarBecoming American : Why Immigration is Good for Our Nation’s Future
Author: Ghadar Fariborz

Book Cover: RefugeesRefugees
Author: Margaret Haerens

Book Cover: Flight to Freedom, Rossana PerezFight to Freedom: The Story of Central American Refugees in California
Authors: Rossana Pérez, Henry Ramos 

Book Cover: The Lightless Sky, Gulwali PassarlayThe Lightless Sky: A Twelve-Year-Old Refugee’s Harrowing Escape from Afghanistan and His Extraordinary Journey Across Half the World
Authors: Gulwali Passarlay, Nadene Ghouri

Book Cover: The World Comes to America, Leonard DinnersteinThe World Comes to America: Immigration to the United States Since 1945
Authors: David M. Reimers and Leonard Dinnerstein

Book Cover: Forced to Flee, ArsdaleForced to Flee: Human Rights and Human Wrongs in Refugee Homelands
Peter W. Van Arsdale



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