When Jessie Came Across the Sea

When Jessie Came Across the Sea

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Publisher: Candlewick
Publication Year: 2003
ASIN: 076361274X
ISBN: 076361274X

**Description from Amazon: "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 — i...

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**Description from Amazon: “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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