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When I First Came to This Land

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  52 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 19th 2007 by Putnam Juvenile (first published 1998)
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Nate
May 04, 2008 Nate rated it it was amazing
I read this book about once a month for story time at my library and love it completely. It's simple message of the hard work of immigrants in America is beautiful written and the list building the story uses makes the story fun to read aloud and unbelievably compelling.
Yadira
Apr 02, 2012 Yadira rated it really liked it
This book is about a man who comes to this land and is not a wealthy man. This story includes many rhyming words and repeats patterns of sentences over and over again. This is a good book for phonemic awareness and can be used to talk about that and rhyming.
Katie Fitzgerald
Jun 06, 2011 Katie Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing
Read at Family Story Time on 6/6/11: http://storytimesecrets.blogspot.com/...
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Oct 09, 2015 Hannah Starnes added it
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This book can be used for end rhyme, as well as repetition. You can also use it to discuss then vs. now immigration in a social studies setting.
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I didn't love this one, but the kids seem to enjoy it. I do enjoy Taback's illustrations.
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Harriet Ziefert grew up in North Bergen, New Jersey, where she attended the local schools. She graduated from Smith College, then received a Masters degree in Education from New York University.

For many years, Ziefert was an elementary school teacher. She taught most grades from kindergarten to fifth grade. "I liked it," she said, but she stopped teaching when she had her own sons. When her childr
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