At last, Rebecca's cousin, Ana, has made the long journey from Russia to Ellis Island. It's crowded with two families living in one small apartment, but Rebecca is happy to share everything with Ana. At school, she is determined to help Ana learn English. But when the teacher tells her to include Ana in a special performance, Rebecca panics - Ana's broken English will ruin the show! As the big day draws near, Rebecca learns an important lesson about what matters most. Includes an illustrated historical - Looking Back - essay.