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Brooklyn Bridge : a novel

Author: Karen Hesse; Chris Sheban
Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the glitter of Coney Island contrasts with the dismal lives of children dwelling under the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Coming of age
New York
Teddy bears
Social classes
Homeless persons
Immigrants
Russian Americans
United States
20th century
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hesse; Chris Sheban
ISBN: 9780312378868 0312378866
OCLC Number: 213451392
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Karen Hesse ; [illustrations by Chris Sheban].

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In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the glitter of Coney Island contrasts with the dismal lives of children dwelling under the Brooklyn Bridge.

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