Helen Thorpe is an American author and journalist. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Slate, Harper’s Bazaar, and The New York Times Magazine. Her 2014 book Soldier Girls describes the experiences of female enlistees in the Army National Guard. Her latest book is The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom (2017).
A new memoir about refugee teenagers in a Denver high school....