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Hesse, Karen
Letters from Rifka / Karen Hesse
1st Square Fish ed
[New York] : Square Fish, 2009, c1992
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPN.Hess4L4 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction
Jewish girls -- Juvenile fiction
Jewish families -- Juvenile fiction
Jews -- Juvenile fiction
Letters -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description x, 148 p. ; 20 cm
Note "Originally published in the United States by Henry Holt and Company"--T.p. verso
Includes (p. [149 -162]) "Questions for the author" and an excerpt from Karen Hesse's: Brooklyn Bridge
Reading Grade Level RL5
Interest Age Level 008-012
Summary 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
Awards National Jewish Book Award, 1993
Christopher Medal, 1993

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