When Jessie Came Across the Sea
When Jessie Came Across the Sea
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When Jessie Came Across the Sea

Written by Amy Hest & illustrated by P.J. Lynch
Published by Candlewick Press (MA)
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“Hest simply and faithfully holds a mirror to the milestone event for millions of turn-of-the-century immigrants.” – Publishers Weekly (starred review) When a young girl from a poor eastern European village learns that she must leave her beloved grandmother for a new life – and a new love – in America, they both feel that their hearts will break. The sure and inspired narrative by award-winning author Amy Hest is paired with paintings by P.J. Lynch that glow with warmth and carefully observed detail, creating an unforgettable tribute to the immigrant experience.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780763612740
    Publication Date
    September 29, 2003
    Page Count
    40
    Words Per Page
    46
    Reading Age
    6 - 9 years
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    55011251
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    076361274X
    Lexile® Level
    470L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~M
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.2
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    17745
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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