Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home by Adi Alsaid

Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

Adi Alsaid with Misa Sugiura (Contributor), Maria E. Andreu (Contributor), Sharon Morse (Contributor), Sona Charaipotra (Contributor), Zoraida Córdova (Contributor), Justine Larbalestier (Contributor), Varsha Bajaj (Contributor), Sara Farizan (Contributor), Yamile Saied Méndez (Contributor), Nafiza Azad (Contributor), Isabel Quintero (Contributor), Maurene Goo (Contributor), Lilliam Rivera (Contributor), Alaya Dawn Johnson (Contributor)

Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home

Adi Alsaid with Misa Sugiura (Contributor), Maria E. Andreu (Contributor), Sharon Morse (Contributor), Sona Charaipotra (Contributor), Zoraida Córdova (Contributor), Justine Larbalestier (Contributor), Varsha Bajaj (Contributor), Sara Farizan (Contributor), Yamile Saied Méndez (Contributor), Nafiza Azad (Contributor), Isabel Quintero (Contributor), Maurene Goo (Contributor), Lilliam Rivera (Contributor), Alaya Dawn Johnson (Contributor)

fiction short stories young adult emotional reflective slow-paced

304 pages | first published 2020

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This exceptional and powerful anthology explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration, with stories by critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors who are shaped by the journeys they and their families have taken from home—and to ...

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Moods

emotional 85%
inspiring 85%
hopeful 42%
funny 28%
reflective 28%
sad 28%
challenging 14%
informative 14%
lighthearted 14%

Pace

medium 83%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 25%

Average rating

4.08