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.
Interactives & Media
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which
promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.
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