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The King of Mulberry Street
by Donna Jo Napoli


Overview - In 1892, nine-year-old Dom's mother puts him on a ship leaving Italy, bound for America. He is a stowaway, traveling alone and with nothing of value except for a new pair of shoes from his mother. In the turbulent world of homeless children in Manhattan's Five Points, Dom learns street smarts, and not only survives, but thrives by starting his own business.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1892, nine-year-old Dom's mother puts him on a ship leaving Italy, bound for America. He is a stowaway, traveling alone and with nothing of value except for a new pair of shoes from his mother. In the turbulent world of homeless children in Manhattan's Five Points, Dom learns street smarts, and not only survives, but thrives by starting his own business. A vivid, fascinating story of an exceptional boy, based in part on the author's grandfather.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780553494167
  • ISBN-10: 0553494163
  • Publisher: Yearling Books
  • Publish Date: July 2007
  • Page Count: 245
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.68 x 5.19 x 0.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.37 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Emigration & Immigration
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - 19th Century

 
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