Gittel's Journey
Gittel's Journey
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Gittel's Journey

Written by Leslea Newman & illustrated by Amy June Bates
Published by Abrams
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Gittel and her mother were supposed to immigrate to America together, but when her mother is stopped by the health inspector, Gittel must make the journey alone. Her mother writes her cousin’s address in New York on a piece of paper. However, when Gittel arrives at Ellis Island, she discovers the ink has run and the address is illegible! How will she find her family? Both a heart-wrenching and heartwarming story, Gittel’s Journey offers a fresh perspective on the immigration journey to Ellis Island. The book includes an author’s note explaining how Gittel’s story is based on the journey to America taken by Lesléa Newman’s grandmother and family friend.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    January 1, 2019
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    5 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    ATOS® Book Level
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