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Hest, Amy.

When Jessie came across the sea / Amy Hest ; illustrated by P.J. Lynch. - 1st U.S. pbk. ed. - Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2003. - 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 x 28 cm.

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.

Ages 6-12.

076361274X (pbk.)

Emigration and immigration--Fiction.

PS3558.E79788 / W47 2003t