Lesléa Newman
Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story
February 2019 * 978-14197-2747-4 * $17.99

In the early 1900’s, nine-year-old Gittel and her mother are leaving Europe for America. But the health inspector says Gittel’s mother is too sick to travel so Gittel must make the journey alone. How can she cross an entire ocean and start a new life all on her own?