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When Jessie Came Across the Sea

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In an inspiring pairing, Amy Hest and P.J. Lynch create an unforgettable tribute to the immigrant experience. Jessie lives with her grandmother in a poor village in the valleys of eastern Europe. When, to everyone's surprise, young Jessie is chosen by the village rabbi to travel to America, and to leave her grandmother behind, they both feel their hearts will break. Award-winning author Amy Hest brings her sure and inspired touch to the story of our immigrant heritage as she follows Jessie across the ocean to a new life- ...

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When Jessie Came Across the Sea
2003, Candlewick Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780763612740

Trade paperback

When Jessie Came Across the Sea
2003, Turtleback Books, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780613694841

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When Jessie Came Across the Sea
1999, Walker Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780744569636

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When Jessie Came Across the Sea
1997, Candlewick Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780763600945

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