Publish date: July 1st 2009
Publisher: American Girl
Pages no: 78
Edition language: English
Series: American Girls: Rebecca (#1)
Yep, I definitely like the Historical stories better. Rebecca was easy to relate. Who hasn't felt babied before?
First in the series, good introduction to Rebecca and her family, their world of Jewish immigrants in the early 20th century in New York. The series does a good job of conveying the concerns and important issues of the era, as well as giving readers useful insight into Jewish cultures and customs.
This'll be a review for Rebecca's whole series, which I'm giving a 3.5, rounded up because I ended up really liking her as a character.Rebecca's series is set in 1914 and stars a young Jewish girl, daughter of Russian immigrants. So there are overarching themes of cultural and generational differenc...
Rebecca Rubin is a nine year old Jewish girl living in 1913 New York City. She lives with her extended family - including her mother, father, four siblings and her Russian immigrant grandparents. We meet Rebecca on Sabbath and find her lamenting the age old lament of all younger siblings - when wil...
Cute sweet book. Nice addition to the American Girls line.