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Gittel's Journey|Lesléa Newman
Gittel's Journey : An Ellis Island Story
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A 2020 Sydney Taylor Honor Book
A 2019 National Jewish Book Award Winner

Gittel and her mother were supposed to immigrate to America together, but when her mother is stopped by the health inspector, Gittel must make the journey alone. Her mother writes her cousin's address in New York on a piece of paper. However, when Gittel arrives at Ellis Island, she discovers the ink has run and the address is illegible How will she find her family? Both a heart-wrenching and heartwarming story, Gittel's Journey offers a fresh perspective on the immigration journey to Ellis Island. The book includes an author's note explaining how Gittel's story is based on the journey to America taken by Lesl a Newman's grandmother and family friend.

  • ISBN-13: 9781419727474
  • ISBN-10: 1419727478
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
  • Publish Date: February 2019
  • Dimensions: 11.1 x 9.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9