Immigrant Kids

Immigrant Kids

by Russell Freedman
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Immigrant Kids by Russell Freedman

America meant "freedom" to the immigrants of the early 1900s—but a freedom very different from what they expected.  Cities were crowded and jobs were scare.  Children had to work selling newspapers, delivering goods, and laboring sweatshops.  In this touching book, Newberry Medalist Russell Freedman offers a rare glimpse of what it meant to be a young newcomer to America.

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ISBN-13: 9780606077002
Publisher: San Val, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/1995

About 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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Immigrant Kids 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Helps children see that not only adults were immigrants. Children get a small picture of what life was like for their ancestors.