Description: This series features the Levy family and their arrival in the U.S.; the Lower East Side at the turn of the century; the Johnstown Floods; and much, much more! You will enjoy reading about Channah and Henny, Herschel and Mutty, and the rest of the lovable characters that make up this book, as they go about their everyday lives and some not-so-everyday adventures.
Life on the Lower East Side at the end of the nineteenth century is a multicultural hodgepodge of noisy languages and colorful customs. For the Levy family, recent Jewish immigrants from Russia, life in the Goldene Medinah is all about challenges.
What should 13 year old Channah do about the party her public school teacher wants to throw on October 31?
Why is Henny, Channah's friend, having such a hard time finding herself in this new country?
What excitement and danger awaits the family in Johnstown, Pennsylvania?
In this endearing and compelling historical novel for pre-teens you will find a friend in spunky Channah. Follow the exciting adventures with Channah, her family and friends as they discover age-old, important lessons about themselves and the Jewish people.
By Sukey Gross
Illustrated by: Devora Rachmani
6"x9" (240 Pages)Ages 8-11, 12+ Publisher: Israel Bookshop Publications, 2009
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