Rebekkah's Journey: A World War II Refugee Story

Ann E. Burg (author), Joel Iskowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410365774

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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.

Reading Level
Lexile
600L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Q
ATOS
4.4
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Family History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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