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Letters from Rifka : with connected readings

Author: Karen Hesse; Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2000.
Series: Prentice Hall literature library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others emigrate to America.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hesse; Prentice-Hall, Inc.
ISBN: 0134375025 9780134375021
OCLC Number: 49963109
Description: iii, 156 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Connected readings: From Land of promise / Joan Lowery Nixon --
From Ellis Island interviews / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Ukraine's troubled history from The handbook of the Former Soviet Union / Michael G. Kort --
From Such a life / Edith LaZebnik --
Mighty woman with a torch from I lift my lamp / Nancy Smiler Levinson --
Prose and poetry /Alexander Pushkin --
A nation of nations from A nation of immigrants / John F. Kennedy --
From By blue Ontario's shores / Walt Whitman --
From Hide and seek / Ida Vos --
Foreboding / Alexander Pushkin --
Migration in the 1900s from Immigration / Tricia Andryszweski --
Holding onto my cultural identity from Newcomers to America / Judith E. Greenberg --
The fields / W.S. Merwin --
Reply to the question: "How can you become a poet?" / Eve Merriam.
Series Title: Prentice Hall literature library.
Responsibility: Karen Hesse.

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In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others emigrate to America.

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