How I Became an American

By Karin Gündisch, James Skofield (Translator)

Ten-year-old Johann recalls the hardships and triumphs of the immigrant experience in 1902, as his German family emigrates in search of the "paradise" said to lie in America.


Published by Cricket Books/Carus Publishing. Originally published in German in 2000 as "Das Paradies liegt in Amerika."

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