My Grandmother's Journey

Title

My Grandmother's Journey

Authors

John Cech

Illustrator

Sharon McGinley-Nally

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

Publication Year

1991

ISBN

9780027181357

Pages

28 pages

Genre

historical

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A grandmother tells the story of her eventful life in early twentieth-century Europe and her arrival in the United States after World War II.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

670L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Homelessness; Poverty; Immigrants and refugees; transient; homeless family; impoverished family; begging; poor; migrants; immigrant family

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White (Russian)

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 1995 - 1996
Grades 3-6

Keywords

Russia; World War II; war; famine; Gypsies; hunger; hiding; escape; story

Diversity Impact

direct

My Grandmother's Journey

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