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(FREE DOWNLOAD) ⚥ Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card ⚞ The hilarious, poignant, and true story of one teen s experience growing up in America as an undocumented immigrant from the Middle East, perfect for fans of Mindy Kaling and Trevor Noah s booksVery funny but never flippant, Saedi mixes s pop culture references, adolescent angst and Iranian history into an intimate, informative narrative that thoroughly defies current divisive view on immigration The New York TimesAt thirteen, bright eyed, straight A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn t learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an after school job, but couldn t because she didn t have a Social Security numberFear of deportation kept Sara up at night, but it didn t keep her from being a teenager She desperately wanted a green card, along with clear skin, her own car, and a boyfriend Americanized follows Sara s progress toward getting her green card, but that s only a portion of her experiences as an Iranian American teenager From discovering that her parents secretly divorced to facilitate her mother s green card application to learning how to tame her unibrow, Sara pivots gracefully from the terrifying prospect that she might be kicked out of the country at any time to the almost as terrifying possibility that she might be the only one of her friends without a date to the prom This moving, often hilarious story is for anyone who has ever shared either fearFEATURED ON NPR S FRESH AIR FOUR STARRED REVIEWS A must read, vitally important memoir Poignant and often LOL funny, Americanizedis utterly of the momentBustle ReadSaedis memoir to push out the poison Teen Vogue A funny, poignant must read for the times we are living in todayPop Sugar

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