Jewish Values: Just Call Me Joe

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Publication Year: 
2004
Number of Pages: 
101 p.
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An easy to read and engrossing chapter book about Jewish immigrants in New York at the turn of the 20th century. Ten year old Joseph and his seventeen year old sister, Anna, are sent by their parents to New York, where they live with their poor but kindly widowed aunt. Joe's experiences in school and on the New York streets plus Anna's experiences working in a sweat shop demonstrate some of the hardships that immigrants had to overcome. The Jewish teaching they learned in cheder and from their parents enable both young people to make the right decisions and choices.
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ISBN: 
1551432498
Book ID: 
721
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No