When Jessie Came Across the Sea (Bound for Schools & Libraries)

Amy Hest (Author)
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Description

"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.

Product Details

Price
$18.80
Publisher
Turtleback Books
Publish Date
September 29, 2003
Pages
40
Dimensions
11.1 X 0.43 X 10.18 inches | 1.12 pounds
Language
English
Type
Prebound
EAN/UPC
9780613694841

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About the Author

Amy Hest is the author of many award-winning books for children, including the New York Times bestseller, Kiss Good Night. She lives in New York, New York.