When Jessie Came Across the Sea

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When Jessie Came Across the Sea
Written by Amy Hest
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN-10: 076361274X
ISBN-13: 9780763612740
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When Jessie Came Across the Sea

author: Amy Hest
illustrator: P. J. Lynch

P.J. Lynch fans will cheer! A picture-book gem - now in paperback

When a young girl from a poor eastern European village learns that she must leave her beloved grandmother for a new life - and a new love - in America, they both feel that their hearts will break. The sure and inspired narrative by award-winning author Amy Hest is paired with paintings by P.J. Lynch that glow with warmth and carefully observed detail, creating an unforgettable tribute to the immigrant experience.

"Hest simply and faithfully holds a mirror to the milestone event for millions of turn-of-the-century immigrants." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$6.99 / $9.50
isbn-10/isbn-13:
076361274X /  9780763612740
on sale date:
09/2003
type/format:
Picture Books / Trade Paperback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 11" x 10"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Family; Historical; Social Issues;
 
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