The Night Journey

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Thirteen-year-old Rachel dreads the afternoons she has to spend with her great- grandmother, Nana Sashie-until Sashie begins to reminisce about her childhood in Russia and Rachel finds herself caught up in a whirlwind of memories. As the events and characters of Sashie's past come to life, Rachel discovers a distant country and time, a time when Jews were forced to serve in the Czar's armies or were murdered in pogroms, a time when nine-year-old Sashie devised a wonderful plan ...
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Overview


Thirteen-year-old Rachel dreads the afternoons she has to spend with her great- grandmother, Nana Sashie-until Sashie begins to reminisce about her childhood in Russia and Rachel finds herself caught up in a whirlwind of memories. As the events and characters of Sashie's past come to life, Rachel discovers a distant country and time, a time when Jews were forced to serve in the Czar's armies or were murdered in pogroms, a time when nine-year-old Sashie devised a wonderful plan to save her family from danger. . . .

A young girl ignores her parents' wishes and persuades her great-grandmother to relate the story of her escape from czarist Russia.

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Memorable . . . a story to cherish. (Booklist)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780142403228
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/2005
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 453,326
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.71 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author


Kathryn Lasky lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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  • Posted March 8, 2010

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    good read

    A farily good book. However the hoping back and forth can get bothersome and you begin to wish that it would just stay in the pats. I read this book many years ago and the sixth grade and recomend it for that age group

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2004

    WoW!

    I loved this book! I thought it was an amazing, page turning book. I recommend this book for all ages who enjoy reading historical books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2004

    Boaring

    I just dont think this book was a page turner,i love reading and i can read at least 100 pages in one day,this book was 150 pages and it took me two weeks to finish it,i dont recomend this to people who like action.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2001

    A novel for the whole family!

    I loved this book and would recommend it for any age person.A story from long ago......Marvelous!

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