Russian Immigrants

In Their Shoes

Immigrant Experiences
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Russian immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index.

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978-1-5038-2801-8
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF038100, JNF053240
Dewey 973
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 810
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 199873
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Photo captions, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts and Timeline
  • Steaming to the United States
  • Escaping Communism
  • A Dancer Defects
  • Exit Visas
  • After the Fall
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Barbara Krasner

Freelance writer Barbara Krasner writes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry for children and adults. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and teaches children's literature and creative writing at William Paterson University in New Jersey, where she is currently pursuing a master's in public history.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Immigrant Experiences from Horn Book Guide on January 1, 2019

This series provides general glimpses into many immigrant groups’ struggles in the U.S. Vignettes (with direct quotes) of real immigrants striving for citizenship and acceptance in America add intimacy and impact to the presentation; frank discussions of discrimination are included. View →