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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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  • 12 of 16 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library J NEW (Text to phone) 33625122925816 Juvenile Red Dot 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"--
Subject: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) Fiction
Emigration and immigration Fiction
Separation (Psychology) Fiction
Jews United States Fiction
Emigration and immigration Pictorial works Juvenile fiction
Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.) Pictorial works Juvenile fiction
Separation (Psychology) Juvenile fiction
Genre: Children's stories.
Picture books.
Historical fiction.
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