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Author: Esther M Friesner; Sam Kim; Viking.; Penguin Group.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After recovering from typhus, thirteen-year-old Raisa leaves her Polish shtetl for America to join her older sister, and goes to work at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther M Friesner; Sam Kim; Viking.; Penguin Group.
ISBN: 9780670012459 0670012459
OCLC Number: 500184478
Notes: Baldwin Library copy signed by the author.
"An imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc."--t.p.
"Book design by Sam Kim"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Description: 390 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Esther Friesner.

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After recovering from typhus, thirteen-year-old Raisa leaves her Polish shtetl for America to join her older sister, and goes to work at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory.

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Embarking on a new life in 1900s America.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-28) Very Good Permalink

It is 1910 and Raisa travels from her small town in Poland to the big city of New York to meet her sister and embark on a new life. She is excited, overwhelmed and even scared when she arrives in America and her sister is nowhere to be found. She struggles to survive; find food, shelter, a job and...
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