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In the New World

Written & illustrated by Christa Holtei
Published by Charlesbridge
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The story of Robert and Margarete and their children Johannes and Dorothea, who emigrate from Germany to the United States in 1850. After landing in New Orleans and joining a wagon train headed west to Nebraska, the family establishes a farm outside Omaha. The book ends with a switch to modern day with descendants of Robert and Margarete living on the same farm. They make the decision to investigate their roots and visit Germany, reversing the trip their ancestors made.

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Christa Holtei

Christa Holtei had a long academic career at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. Since 1994 she has worked as a translator and freelance author. She has a talent for explaining complex ideas to children in relatively few words. Gerda Raidt studied graphic arts at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle and illustration at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig. Since 2004 she has worked as a freelance illustrator and has worked on numerous books.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781580896306
Publication Date:
March 10, 2015
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2013049025
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1580896308
Lexile® Level:
NC870L
ATOS® Book Level:
5.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
1.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
191500
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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