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The Length of a String [electronic resource]
The Length of a String [electronic resource]
Weissman, Elissa Brent2018
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Imani knows exactly what she wants as her big bat mitzvah gift: to find her birth parents. She loves her family and her Jewish community in Baltimore, but she has always wondered where she came from, especially since she's black and almost everyone she knows is white. Then her mom's grandmother--Imani's great-grandma Anna--passes away, and Imani discovers an old journal among her books. It's Anna's diary from 1941, the year she was twelve and fled Nazi-occupied Luxembourg alone, sent by her parents to seek refuge in Brooklyn, New York. Anna's diary records her journey to America and her new life with an adoptive family of her own. And as Imani reads the diary, she begins to see her family, and her place in it, in a whole new way.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Dial Books, 2018
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
ISBN:
9780735229495
Language:
English
BRN:
2734684
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