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Dear America: Dreams In The Golden Country

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Grade 4-6

Kathryn Lasky

Dear America: Dreams In The Golden Country

VHS Tape (Scholastic Inc. Sept. 1, 1999) , Vhs edition
From Scholastic's best-selling, award winning book series comes a collection of home videos inspired by the diaries of real girls.Twelve year-old Zipporah (zippy) Feldman is a Russian Jewish immigrant living with her family in a crowded tenement on Manhattan's Lower East Side. While Zippy faces the challenge of learning English and making new Friends, her older sister Tovah fights to improve the working conditions of her sweatshop and struggles to hide her forbidden romance with a handsome Irish boy. When old traditions clash with modern ideals, family tensions begin to escalate. To save her family, Zippy mus find a way to respect their heritage while following her own dreams of the future.
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