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Author Hopkinson, Deborah.
Title Shutting out the sky : life in the tenements of New York, 1880-1915 / by Deborah Hopkinson.
Pub Info New York : Orchard Books, 2003.
book jacket
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 974.4 HOP     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 307.76 HOP     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 307.76 HOPK     AVAILABLE
 Dennis Public - Adult  YA 307.76 HOP     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Adult Collection  974.7 Hopkinson     WITHDRAWN
Edition 1st ed.
Descript viii, 134 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Audience 990L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.8 4 4 74048
Summary Photographs and text document the experiences of five individuals who came to live in the Lower East Side of New York City as children or young adults from Belarus, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania at the turn of the twentieth century.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Coming to the golden land -- Tenements: shutting out the sky -- Settling in: greenhorns and boarders -- Everyone worked on -- On the streets: pushcarts, pickles and play -- A new language, a new life -- Looking to the future: will it ever be different?
Subject Urban poor -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile literature.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Tenement houses -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Poor -- New York (State) -- New York.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Tenement houses.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
ISBN 0439375908 (lib. bdg.)
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