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Themes: Immigrants, Full Color, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction Summary, Tween, Teen, Young Adult, Hi-Lo, Hi-Lo Books, Hi-Lo Solutions, High-Low Books, Hi-Low Books, ELL, EL, ESL, Struggling Learner, Struggling Reader, Special Education, SPED, Newcomers, Reading, Learning, Education, Educational, Educational Books. Hi-Lo historical fiction for teens. A Dream of America: The Story of an Immigrant. "Life was hard in my village in Poland. So I came to America. I have little money, and I don't speak English. Will my dream of a better life come true?" These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events. Using fiction to amplify history also allows students to think critically about the past—and piques curiosity, leading to further exploration and discovery. Reading Level 2.0 to 3.0.