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When Jessie Came Across the Sea
by Amy Hest and P. J. Lynch


Overview - "Hest simply and faithfully holds a mirror to the milestone event for millions of turn-of-the-century immigrants."-- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

When a young girl from a poor eastern European village learns that she must leave her beloved grandmother for a new life - and a new love - in America, they both feel that their hearts will break.  Read more...


 
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Overview
"Hest simply and faithfully holds a mirror to the milestone event for millions of turn-of-the-century immigrants."-- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

When a young girl from a poor eastern European village learns that she must leave her beloved grandmother for a new life - and a new love - in America, they both feel that their hearts will break. The sure and inspired narrative by award-winning author Amy Hest is paired with paintings by P.J. Lynch that glow with warmth and carefully observed detail, creating an unforgettable tribute to the immigrant experience.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763612740
  • ISBN-10: 076361274X
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: September 2003
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10 x 11.04 x 0.15 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Emigration & Immigration
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Family - Multigenerational

 
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