At the inspection station at Ellis Island, Russian emigre Rachel aids her cousin when an inspector singles him out for wearing an old tattered coat that could jeopardize his entrance into the new homeland. Full color.
About the Author
The bestselling author of GEORGE WASHINGTON'S SOCKS and THE RAVENMASTER'S SECRET, Woodruff has written more than twenty books for children, including picture books, historical fiction, and lighthearted fantasy. Her numerous school visits each year are popular with kids and teachers. The sequel to GEORGE WASHINGTON'S SOCKS, GEORGE WASHINGTON'S SPY, will be published in November 2010. She lives with her family in Martin's Creek, Pennsylvania.