Rebekkah's Journey: A World War Ii Refugee Story: A World War Ii Refugee Story

byAnn BurgIllustratorJoel Iskowitz

August 29, 2006|
Rebekkah's Journey: A World War Ii Refugee Story: A World War Ii Refugee Story by Ann Burg
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In 1944 a vacant army base in upstate New York became the temporary home of over 900 men, women and children who had fled Europe towards the end of World War II. With little more than the clothing on their backs, Rebekkah and her mother are just two of the many refugees who come to live in the camp. Adjusting to a strange new world and a new language, Rebekkah puts aside her own fears to try and recreate tiny bits of home for her mother. A fictional story based on the real-life experiences of surviving refugees, Rebekkah's Journey shares the illuminating story of one refugee's arrival on America's shores.
Ann Burg was born in New York and spent her happy early childhood years in Brooklyn, where she wrote poetry and read lots of books. When she was eight years old, Ann and her family moved to New Jersey where she continued to read, write and dream. An English teacher for more than 10 years, Ann pursued her interest in writing as a hobby ...
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Title:Rebekkah's Journey: A World War Ii Refugee Story: A World War Ii Refugee StoryFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 11.2 X 9.3 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 11.2 X 9.3 X 0.4 inPublished:August 29, 2006Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1585362751

ISBN - 13:9781585362752

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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