Text and contemporary photographs chronicle the life of immigrant children at home, school, work, and play during the late 1880s and early 1900s.
- Penguin Group (USA)
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)
- Age Range:
- 9 - 12 Years
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"A refreshingly un-woeful introduction to the experience of being a young urban immigrant around the turn of the century...Concise, graphic, and designed in every respect to catch and hold the reader's interest."—Kirkus Reviews
Meet the Author
Russell Freedman is the author of over thirty-five nonfiction books. His works have received many awards, among them the Robert F. Silbert Award, a Newberry Medal, and a Newberry Honor. He was recently awarded the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award for his contributions to the work of children's literature. He lives in New York City.
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Helps children see that not only adults were immigrants. Children get a small picture of what life was like for their ancestors.