Dreams in the Golden Country

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Dreams in the Golden Country is a historical fiction book about the life of a Jewish Immigrant named Zipporah Feldman, called Zippy.

She comes to New York City in 1903 and keeps a diary of all of her experiences in this new country.

In the comments, respond to one of the following prompts:

Each character in Zippy’s family is challenged by life in New York.  Name one character and explain a challenge they face as they adjust to life in America.  How do they face this  challenge?  Do you think they were successful?

Imagine you are Zippy writing a letter to a friend back in Russia.  This friend is coming to America next month.  What are three pieces of advice would you give this friend.  Explain why this friend should heed your advice.

I look forward to reading your replies!