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Gittel's journey : an Ellis Island story / story by Lesléa Newman ; pictures by Amy June Bates.

Newman, Lesléa, (author.). Bates, Amy June, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

"Brings to life a not too distant history of immigration to Ellis Island. When it's time for nine-year-old Gittel and her mother to leave their homeland behind and go to America for the promise of a new life, a health inspection stops any chance of Gittel's mother joining her daughter on the voyage. Knowing she may never see her mother again, Gittel must find the courage within herself to leave her family behind"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 304.82 NEW (Text) 33892100593574 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 03/05/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419727474
  • ISBN: 1419727478
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Loosely based on true stories told to the author by her grandmother and aunt about their voyage to America.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"Brings to life a not too distant history of immigration to Ellis Island. When it's time for nine-year-old Gittel and her mother to leave their homeland behind and go to America for the promise of a new life, a health inspection stops any chance of Gittel's mother joining her daughter on the voyage. Knowing she may never see her mother again, Gittel must find the courage within herself to leave her family behind"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) > Fiction.
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) > Fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.) > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
Separation (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
Separation (Psychology) > Fiction.
Jews > United States > Fiction.
Multiculturalism > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / General.
Emigration and immigration.
United States > Ellis Island.
JUVENILE FICTION / General.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration.
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century.
JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish.
Immigration and emigration > Fiction.
Separation (Psychology) > Fiction.
Jews > United States > Fiction.
Genre: FICTION / Family / General.
Multiculturalism > Fiction.
Picture books for children.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
CULTURAL HERITAGE / Multicultural.
Picture books.

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