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All the Way to America : The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel

By: Dan Yaccarino.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, United States DRAGONFLY BOOKS 09 Sep 2014Description: 40 Pages Paperback 201 x 251 x 5mm | 159g.ISBN: 9780375859205; 0375859209.Genre/Form: PY-UOI - Where We Are In Place and Time + PY-UOI - Who We AreDDC classification: 813.54 Summary: "This immigration story is universal." --School Library Journal, Starred Dan Yaccarino's great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents' good advice: "Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family." With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations of this Italian-American family--along with the good advice. It's a story that will have kids asking their parents and grandparents: Where did we come from? How did our family make the journey all the way to America? "A shovel is just a shovel, but in Dan Yaccarino's hands it becomes a way to dig deep into the past and honor all those who helped make us who we are." --Eric Rohmann, winner of the Caldecott Medal for My Friend Rabbit
List(s) this item appears in: PY-UOI-Where we are in place and time | PY-UOI-Who We Are
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PY UOI Junior Library
Fiction 813.54 1 Available PY-UOI - Where we are in place and time SL2019I1077
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PY UOI Junior Library
Fiction 813.54 2 Available PY-UOI - Where We Are In Place and Time SL2019I2430
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PY UOI Junior Library
Fiction 813.54 3 Available PY-UOI - Where We Are In Place and Time SL2019I2431
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PY UOI Junior Library
Fiction 813.54 4 Available PY-UOI - Who We Are SL2019I2457
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PY UOI Junior Library
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"This immigration story is universal." --School Library Journal, Starred Dan Yaccarino's great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents' good advice: "Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family." With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations of this Italian-American family--along with the good advice. It's a story that will have kids asking their parents and grandparents: Where did we come from? How did our family make the journey all the way to America? "A shovel is just a shovel, but in Dan Yaccarino's hands it becomes a way to dig deep into the past and honor all those who helped make us who we are." --Eric Rohmann, winner of the Caldecott Medal for My Friend Rabbit
PY-UOI - Where We Are In Place and Time + PY-UOI - How the World Works

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