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Bridge to America


Author: Glaser  Linda
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Subject/Category: 5-8
Year Reviewed:: 2006
ISBN: 0618563016
Review: Based on the true story of Fivel (Phil) Myzel who as an 8-year-old boy in 1920 Poland faces starvation as well as death from Cossacks who kill little Jewish boys just for sport. As the family waits eight years for Papa to send money from America so they can join him, they receive help from Beryl, the baker with a big heart. Finally, in 1921, they reunite with their father in the United States.

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