Rebekkah's Journey: A World War II Refugee Story (Tales of Young Americans Series)

Rebekkah's Journey: A World War II Refugee Story (Tales of Young Americans Series)

by Ann E. Burg, Joel Iskowitz
     
 

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In 1944 a vacant army base in upstate New York became the temporary home of over 900 men, women and children who had fled Europe towards the end of World War II. With little more than the clothing on their backs, Rebekkah and her mother are just two of the many refugees who come to live in the camp. Adjusting to a strange new world and a new language, Rebekkah puts

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In 1944 a vacant army base in upstate New York became the temporary home of over 900 men, women and children who had fled Europe towards the end of World War II. With little more than the clothing on their backs, Rebekkah and her mother are just two of the many refugees who come to live in the camp. Adjusting to a strange new world and a new language, Rebekkah puts aside her own fears to try and recreate tiny bits of home for her mother. A fictional story based on the real-life experiences of surviving refugees, Rebekkah's Journey shares the illuminating story of one refugee's arrival on America's shores.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585362752
Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Tales of Young Americans Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
225,941
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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