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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Immigrants from all countries come to realize their dreams beneath the American stars. The American Dream is a grand dream and Our American Dream by Fiona McEntee shows young readers the dreams everyone shares in the United States of America. Aya, a Syrian girl, came to America as a child refugee. She now wears the hijab and is in Congress fighting for equal rights. Rosita is a dreamer and she came to America when she was a baby. She and her family work really hard and they dream of getting their green cards. Antonio's reason for moving to the United States is because it is a country where people can love one another without any judgment or strife. Perry and Sadie adopted their child from a faraway country and once Faith was adopted, she could stay in America. Let us meet Yulia, Karima, Juma, and other families who landed in America full of hopes and dreams. They all stay in America united and strong as the Lady Liberty shines.
Our American Dream by Fiona McEntee is a wonderful story that celebrates immigrants and immigration. Many of the stories are rooted in grief, with families by day and night fleeing terror. The US is a country where they gather side by side and their diversity becomes stronger. The illustrations by Srimalie Bassani are adorable and they bring the story and its characters to life. This book is a good tool to help children understand what immigrants and immigration mean without making it sound too complicated for them. Books like this make good reading material for children because they are informative as well as educational in an engaging and entertaining way.