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EDUCA Radio: The Newcomers

Dec. 14, 2017

Event Date: December 15, 2017

Helen Thorpe's new book is called The Newcomers

Tune in to EDUCA Radio from 3-4 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 15 to listen to award-winning author, Helen Thorpe talk about her experience following and writing about teenage immigrants at South High School.

Throughout the entirety of the 2015-16 school year, award-winning author Helen Thorpe was a fixture in Edward Williams’ English Language Acquisition class at South High School. She was there to follow the journeys of 22 immigrant teenagers as they learned English and adjusted to life in America. Now, upon the release of her critically acclaimed book, The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom, Helen Thorpe will share her experience writing this book.

Listen to the interview online by clicking here or tune in to EDUCA Radio 1090 AM at 3 p.m. this Friday. Participants could win the #DiscoverMiTierra Passport that includes one free family visit, of up to five family members, to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Zoo, Butterfly Pavilion, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Art Museum, History Colorado Center and Museo de las Americas.

For information on EDUCA, visit www.educadps.org or EDUCA on Facebook.