From the diverse cultures of Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Guyana, Somalia, and others, immigrant children write of the fear, the excitement and challenge of moving to another country and forging a new sense of self in a new land.
Marywinn Milne has a B.A. in French from York University. Her teaching career spanned over 30 years with the Toronto District School Board, where she taught grades one through four. She also worked for many years as an ESL/D teacher and Teacher/Librarian. She was nominated for the Award of Excellence by the Ontario School Library Association. Since retiring in 2004, Marywinn spends her time with family, friends, and enjoying many hobbies.