Hest, Amy

When Jessie came across the sea [Text] Amy Hest - 1st ed. Paperback - Walker Books 1997 - 40 p. : col. ill. ; 26 x 29 cm.

Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal 1998. Summary: Set at the turn of the 19th century, this is the story of a young girl's adventure. Voyaging across the sea to a new life in America, Jessie leaves behind her village home and her beloved Grandmother, to whom she entrusts a precious keepsake, hoping that one day they will be reunited.

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Grandmothers - Fiction
Immigration and emigration - Fiction
Jews - Fiction
Orphans - Fiction

Literature & Rhetoric

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