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

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

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  • 19 of 19 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City Public Library.

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North Kansas City Public Library JE NEW (Text) 0001002198396 JUV Easy Available -

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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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.9 0.5 505557.
Subject: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Juvenile fiction.
Separation (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Jews > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
Separation (Psychology) > Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories.
Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.) > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
United States > Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.)
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Children's stories.
Picture books.

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