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Rodzina

Guided Reading Level: 

T
Rodzina

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Cushman,Karen

Source:

Clarion Books, New York, p.215 (2003)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3553 .U7413 R63 2003

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6720390

Keywords:

Orphan trains--Fiction, Orphans--Fiction, Polish Americans--Fiction, Polish Americans--Juvenile fiction, Survival--Fiction, West (U.S.)--History--19th century--Fiction

Abstract:

Contents: Chicago, 1881 -- Somewhere in Illinois or Iowa -- Omaha -- Grand Island -- Western Nebraska -- Cheyenne -- Prairie east of Cheyenne -- Wyoming territory -- Thousand miles from Omaha -- Ogden, Utah territory -- Nevada -- Virginia City -- California.; Summary: A twelve-year-old Polish American girl is boarded onto an orphan train in Chicago with fears about traveling to the West and a life of unpaid slavery.

Notes:

Lexile measure 740; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.3; Historical fiction