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When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest
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Nov 08, 12

bookshelves: historical
Read in November, 2012

A thirteen-year-old Jewish orphan reluctantly leaves her grandmother and immigrates to New York City, where she works for three years sewing lace and earning money to bring Grandmother to the United States, too.



Subjects

Acculturation
Americanization
Teenage immigrants



Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.

Jews -- Juvenile fiction

Orphans -- Juvenile fiction

Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction

Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.

Cataloged as Juv Fiction

Elementary and up?
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