Tova and her family escape to Philadelphia as the British Army captures New York. But soon after, Tova s father and her Uncle Simon are suddenly arrested and imprisoned by the British. Tova is desperate to prove their innocence and win their freedom. Will she succeed?
Meet Tova Bloom, a Jewish girl growing up in New York in the 1770s, during the American Revolution. Only a small group of Jews lived in New York at the time, but that doesn t bother Tova, she has five older sisters to keep her company. Tova is intelligent and curious and has an excellent memory. Read about her world and you won t forget her!
About the series
In Jewish Girls Around the World, you'll meet many fascinating Jewish girls from our past. Read about them and experience their worlds. Times and places may change, but being a Jewish girl is always something to celebrate
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