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Land of Promise (Ellis Island No 2) (edition 1994)

by Joan Lowery Nixon (Author)

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Title:Land of Promise (Ellis Island No 2)
Authors:Joan Lowery Nixon (Author)
Info:Laurel Leaf (1994), 176 pages
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Rose isn't like the other two girls in this trilogy who reject and want to get past traditional women's roles. She immediately takes on traditional roles without complaint- her concerns are primarily with her father's drinking. I did notice that the three girls in this series all fall in love with different boys, but none will go head-over-heals. All the girls have priorities that they won't sacrifice, even though they love their separate boys. ( )
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Rose Carney, a young girl from Ireland, befriends Rebecca, from Russia, and Kristen, from Sweden, during the long journey to America. They part ways at Ellis Island and Rose continues onto a new life in Chicago.

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In 1902 fifteen-year-old Rose travels from Ireland to join family members in Chicago, where she must use all her resources to deal with her father's drinking and her brothers' dangerous involvement in politics.

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