Marisia dreams of becoming an artist. Can she overcome the hardships of immigrant life on New York's Lower East Side, the struggle to find work, and the tyrannical views of those who would stand in her way? With only her wits, her talent, and her feisty spirit to guide her, she sets out to turn dream into reality.
|Publisher:||W.W. Norton for Persea Books|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)|
|Age Range:||11 - 15 Years|
About the Author
Marie Raphael, author of Streets of Gold (Persea, 2001), has taught in middle school, high school, and college. She lives in Redway, California.
What People are Saying About This
Diana Pardue, Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Will carry you to another time and place....Readers won't want the story to end.