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Immigrant girl

Becky of Eldridge Street

by Brett Harvey

  • 164 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.,
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.,
    • Russian Americans -- Fiction.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Becky, whose family has emigrated from Russia to avoid being persecuted as Jews, finds growing up in New York City in 1910 a vivid and exciting experience.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Brett Harvey ; illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray.
      ContributionsRay, Deborah Kogan, 1940- ill.
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.H26747 Im 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[40] p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2721540M
      ISBN 100823406385
      LC Control Number86015038

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