Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel

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By Leslie Connor
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel
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The journey begins for a young immigrant named Miss Bridie. It is a journey of hope and uncertainty, a journey that will take her to a new land, a new home, andif she has chosen wiselya good life. With elegant woodcuts, Caldecott medalist Mary Azarian brings to life Leslie Connors spare story of a life rich with blessings, yet not without challenges. Here is a lyrical tribute to the millions of immigrants who left their homes to begin anew in Americaand an enchanting look at how one woman carves out a life with the help of a common shovel.

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658 words658 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD750LLexile AD750L
Published 2004Published 2004

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