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Letters From Rifka

By Mrs. Garrett

Letters From Rifka is a novel written in a series of letters from Rifka, a young Russian Jew, to Tovah, her cousin. Rifka and her family are trying to escape the difficult conditions of their life in Russia in the early 1900's. Through RIfka's letters to Tovah, the reader learns about their difficult journey just to get to the America, but once they arrive life isn't as easy as they had hoped. Will her family be able to suvive and make a life in America? Read this (short) book to find out!

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