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Letters From Rifka (original 1993; edition 1998)

by Karen Hesse

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Title:Letters From Rifka
Authors:Karen Hesse
Info:Scholastic (1998), Edition: 1ST, Paperback, 148 pages
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Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse (1993)

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I read this in 6th grade. I'm more than willing to bet that a good deal of my enjoyment of this book was thanks to my teacher's phenomenal reading voice. Even still, the best reading voice can't save a bad book, so it had to be pretty decent. I really enjoyed what I remember of this book. ( )
  benuathanasia | Sep 12, 2012 |
RGG: Nicely written story of a young jewish girl's travails immigrating to the United States from Russia.
  rgruberexcel | Sep 3, 2012 |
RGG: Nicely written story of a young jewish girl's travails immigrating to the United States from Russia.
  rgruberexcel | Sep 3, 2012 |
RGG: Nicely written story of a young jewish girl's travails immigrating to the United States from Russia.
  rgruberexcel | Sep 3, 2012 |
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In memory of Zeyde and Bubbe, my beloved grandparents
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My dear cousin Tovah, We made it!
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"In letters to her cousin back 'home' in Russia, 12-year-old Rifka tells of her journey to America in 1919, from the dangerous escape over the border through Europe and across the sea to the new country."--Booklist.

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In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others emigrate to America.

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