Record Details

Catalog Search

The journal of Otto Peltonen : a Finnish immigrant / by William Durbin.

Image of item

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Series Information

My name is America.
Dear America book.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver Elementary School F DUR (Text) 72456000014193 SC Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Twp PL - Middletown J (Text) 76331000070953 Children's Chapter Books Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello JF DEA (Text) 37743001221334 Children Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Hamlet Branch JF DUR (Text) 30063010010074 JUVENILE FICTION Available -
Starke Co PL - San Pierre Branch JF DUR (Text) 30880010013745 JUVENILE FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439555000 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 043909254X
  • Physical Description: 171 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Otto Peltonen is a fictional character created by the author and his journal and its epilogue are works of fiction"--Copyright page.
Summary, etc.:
In 1905 fifteen-year-old Otto describes in his journal how he travels from Finland to America, joining his father in a dreary iron mining community in Minnesota and becoming involved in a union fight for better working conditions.
Subject: Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
Finnish Americans > Fiction.
Iron mines and mining > Fiction.
Strikes and lockouts > Fiction.
Diaries > Fiction.
Minnesota > Fiction.

Additional Resources