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The Long Way to a New Land (I Can Read Book)

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It is 1868, and Carl Erik's family faces starvation in Sweden. As their hopes fade, they must endure a journey over land and sea to reach a better life in a new country thousands of miles away. Notable Children's Books of 1981 (ALA)

1981 Children's Editors' Choices (BL)

A Reading Rainbow Selection

Notable 1981 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

1981 USA Children's Books of International Interest (ALA)

Synopsis:

"We will go to America!"

It is 1868, and Carl Erik's family faces starvation in Sweden. As their hopes fade, they must endure a journey over land and sea to reach a better life in a new country thousands of miles away.

About the Author

Joan Sandin is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the "I Can Read" books Small Wolf, written by Nathaniel Benchley, Snowshoe Thompson, written by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and her own The Long Way Westward and The Long Way to a New Land. Ms. Sandin lives in Tucson, AZ.

Joan Sandin is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the "I Can Read" books Small Wolf, written by Nathaniel Benchley, Snowshoe Thompson, written by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and her own The Long Way Westward and The Long Way to a New Land. Ms. Sandin lives in Tucson, AZ.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064441001
Author:
Sandin, Joan
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Joan Sandin
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Social Situations - New Experience
Subject:
Sweden
Subject:
Social Issues - New Experience
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
United States Emigration and immigration.
Subject:
Sweden Emigration and immigration.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-New Experience
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
I Can Read Book 3
Series Volume:
no. 74
Publication Date:
19860523
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.48x4.24x.22 in. .22 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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It is 1868, and Carl Erik's family faces starvation in Sweden. As their hopes fade, they must endure a journey over land and sea to reach a better life in a new country thousands of miles away.

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