[Summary The Castle on Hester Street] E-pub by Linda Heller – eBook & Kindle eBook

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A flying goat buttons the size of sleds and a castle on Hester Street are some of the widely imaginative stories Julie's grandpa tells her about his journey from Russia to New York many years. The Castle on Hester Street Hardcover by Linda Heller A way for third grade students to learn about immigration through the eyes of first hand experience What is endearing about the story is that Grandpa exaggerates everything he describes while Grandma tells the truth about how they came to america It is a book that made the kids crazy and hyper as they strove to prove that Grandpa was right and Grandma was lying Its a great book for young readers to learn about how you look at things and how it changes with true understanding

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The Castle on Hester Street

D when it was originally published with Linda Heller's own illustrations Now on its twenty fifth anniversary The Castle on Hester Street is given new life with Boris Kulikov's vibrant painting. A story of Jewish immigrants from Russia coming to New YorkGrandfather tells exaggerated stories and then Grandmother corrects them with the truth

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Ago But Grandma's no nonsense memories are far different from Grandpa's tall tales This classic story which reveals the immigrant experience with wit and warmth won the Sydney Taylor Book Awar. This story of a girl listening to her grandparents story presents interesting perspectives on the immigrant and post immigrant experiences Julie s grandfather s embellishment of details presents him as making the best of a difficult situation while her grandmother s realism presents the immigrant experience as it really happened I think the writing and updated illustration are perfect for the book s target audience ages 4 to 8


10 thoughts on “The Castle on Hester Street

  1. says:

    This story takes the form of dueling narratives told by an immigrant couple to their grandchild The grandfather makes up a fanciful account living in the titular castle for instance while his wife tries to describe their actual lives and the difficulties they faced I'm not sure why this didn't appeal to me Part of it was certainly the visual element large heavy text blocks occupy the bottom of each page with the pictures above I

  2. says:

    Such a fun story of the immigrant experience The grandfather is a storytellera storyteller of GRAND proportions Never mind the fact that he exaggerates the facts This is really such fun

  3. says:

    The Castle on Hester Street Hardcover by Linda Heller A way for third grade students to learn about immigration through the eyes of first hand experience What is endearing about the story is that Grandpa exaggerat

  4. says:

    This story of a girl listening to her grandparents’ story presents interesting perspectives on the immigrant a

  5. says:

    I really liked this book I think it could potentially be a little confusing for kids as to which parts are fantasy and which are real but it's a really sweet story that addresses the challenges faced by many Ashkenazi famil

  6. says:

    Very cute story about a young girl learning her family’s history from her grandfather’s tall tales and her grandmother’s realistic corrections Great look for littles into the history of Jewish people fleeing persecution

  7. says:

    Cute story Grandpa wants to add juicy details about how he came to America and met Grandma She wants him to tell just the facts

  8. says:

    A story of Jewish immigrants from Russia coming to New YorkGrandfather tells exaggerated stories and then Grandmother corrects them with the truth

  9. says:

    I like the book with the mention about Ellis Island but I found the exaggerations a little much at times I really liked the illustrations though

  10. says:

    Jilly read this

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