Jilly read this I like the book with the mention about Ellis Island but I found the xaggerations a little much at times I really liked the illustrations though A story of Jewish immigrants from Russia coming to New YorkGrandfather tells xaggerated stories and then Grandmother corrects them with the truth Cute story Grandpa wants to
add juicy details about how he came to America and met Grandma She wants him to tell just the facts Very juicy details about how he came to America and met Grandma She wants him to tell just the facts Very story about a young girl learning her family s history from her grandfather s tall tales and her grandmother s realistic corrections Great look for littles "INTO THE HIST. A FLYING GOAT BUTTONS THE "the hist. A flying goat buttons the of sleds and a castle on Hester Street are some of the widely imaginative stories Julie's grandpa tells her about his journey from Russia to New York many years.
Download The Castle on Hester StreetOry of Jewish people fleeing persecution I "Really Liked This Book I Think It "liked this book I think it potentially be a little confusing for kids as to which parts are fantasy and which are real but it s a really sweet story that addresses the challenges faced by many Ashkenazi families in migrating to the US This story of a girl listening to her grandparents story presents interesting perspectives on the immigrant and post immigrant Love 2.0 (A Cates Brothers Book, experiences Julie s grandfather smbellishment of details presents him as making the best of a difficult situation while her grandmother s realism presents the immigrant xperience as it really happ. Ago But
Grandma's No Nonsense Memories Are Far Differentno nonsense memories are far different Grandpa's tall tales This classic story which reveals the immigrant xperience with wit and warmth won the Sydney Taylor Book Awar. ,
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Book S Target Audiences target audience 4 to 8 The Castle on Hester Street Hardcover by Linda Heller A way for third grade students to learn about immigration through the yes of first hand xperience W Such a fun story of the immigrant xperience The grandfather is a storytellera storyteller of GRAND proportions Never mind the fact that he xaggerates the facts This is really such fun This story takes the form of dueling narratives told by an immigrant couple to "Their Grandchild The Grandfather "grandchild The grandfather up a fanciful account living in the titular castle D when it was originally published with Linda Heller's own illustrations Now
on its twenty fifth anniversary The Castle on Hester Street is given newits twenty fifth anniversary The Castle on Hester Street is given new with Boris Kulikov's vibrant painting. ,