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Author Raidt, Gerda, author.

Title In the new world : a family in two centuries / Gerda Raidt and Christa Holtei ; translated by Susi Woofter.

Edition First US Edition.
Publication Info. Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 2015.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 973.043 RAI    PROCESSING
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Description 37 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note "First published in Germany in 2013 by Beltz & Gelberg."
Maps on lining papers.
Summary The story of Robert and Margarete and their children Johannes and Dorothea, who emigrate from Germany to the United States in the 1860's. After landing in New Orleans and joining a wagon train headed west to Nebraska, the family establishes a farm outside Omaha. The book ends with a switch to modern day with descendants of Robert and Margarete living on the same farm. They make the decision to investigate their roots and visit Germany, reversing the trip their ancestors made.
Audience NC870L Lexile
Note NC870L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader LG 5.3 1 191500
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.3 1 191500
Subject Peters family -- Juvenile literature.
German Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Immigrants -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Farmers -- Nebraska -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Holtei, Christa, author.
Woofter, Susi, translator.
Added Title In die neue Welt. English.
ISBN 9781580896306 (reinforced for library use)
1580896308 (reinforced for library use)
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