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Hello, America : A Refugee's Journey from Auschwitz to the New World
by Livia Bitton-Jackson




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Having withstood the horrors of Auschwitz and made it out alive, eighteen-year-old Elli is more than ready to leave behind the painful memories and start fresh in America. What she is not fully prepared for, though, are all the challenges of creating a new life in a completely new place -- especially one as hectic as New York City Within moments of stepping off the ship and into the arms of welcoming relatives, Elli's mind starts spinning with questions. Will she go to college? Will she have to take on a full-time job to pay the bills? And will she be able to fulfill her dream of becoming a teacher?

Elli has dreamed for years of this abundance of opportunity and possibility -- and to think, this is only the beginning

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Having withstood the horrors of Auschwitz and made it out alive, eighteen-year-old Elli is more than ready to leave behind the painful memories and start fresh in America. What she is not fully prepared for, though, are all the challenges of creating a new life in a completely new place -- especially one as hectic as New York City Within moments of stepping off the ship and into the arms of welcoming relatives, Elli's mind starts spinning with questions. Will she go to college? Will she have to take on a full-time job to pay the bills? And will she be able to fulfill her dream of becoming a teacher?

Elli has dreamed for years of this abundance of opportunity and possibility -- and to think, this is only the beginning


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  • ISBN-13: 9781416916253
  • ISBN-10: 1416916253
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: July 2006
  • Page Count: 240
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.98 x 4.66 x 0.64 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27 pounds


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