Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Anti-Semitism : Jewish immigrants seek safety in America (1881-1914) / Dava Pressberg.

Pressberg, Dava, author. (Author).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Geneva E 605.892 PRE (Text) 34207002040856 Easy Non-Fiction Available -
Ligonier Public Library - Ligonier j 305.892 P (Text) 73571200125443 Children's Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508140511 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781508140528 (6 pack)
  • ISBN: 9781508140542 (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Freedom in the United States -- Anti-Semitism in Russia -- Temporary laws -- Fleeing Russia -- Reaching America -- Help for immigrants -- Finding work -- Making a new home -- Looking toward the future -- A better life in America.
Summary, etc.: This book takes readers from Russia to America as it covers the wave of Jewish immigration that occurred from 1881 to 1914. Readers will gain a deep understanding of the injustices the Jews faced in Russia, from unfair laws to pogroms. Theyll follow Russian Jews on their journey to the United States, a land that promised freedom of religion and prosperity. The book also highlights the many challenges Russian Jews faced once they arrived, and the ways they invested in their future. Engaging text is paired with stunning photographs and primary sources to enhance the readers learning experience. This is a great addition to any social studies program involving immigration and migration.
Subject: Antisemitism > Russia (Federation)
Jews, Russian > United States.
Jews, Russian > Migrations.
Jewish refugees > United States.

Additional Resources