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When Jessie Came across the Sea (1997) [Novel]
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Summary (Library of Congress description):

A thirteen-year-old Jewish orphan reluctantly leaves her grandmother and immigrates to New York City, where she works for three years sewing lace and earning money to bring Grandmother to the United States, too.

Original title: When Jessie Came across the Sea
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultComing of Age


  • Illustrated by P.J. Lynch

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