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Mama's Bank Account by Kathryn Forbes
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Oct 10, 11

Read from September 13 to 15, 2011, read count: 1

Wonderful collection of immigrant memoirs. It's too bad that it's not read and studied more often these days. It would be a great Lit Unit for kids 5-8th grade who are studying immigration. The surprise ending of the first story says it all about the sacrifices that this immigrant mother made to insure the well-being of her children. You don't have to be from Norwegian stock to imagine your immigrant ancestor doing similar things for her children.
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