Contributor biographical information for Bridge to America : based on a true story / Linda Glaser.

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Linda Glaser is the author of many picture books for children. She was inspired to write this her first novel, after hearing the real Fivel speak to a sixth grade Sunday school class. She was moved by his rich stories and felt that she was somehow connecting with the world of her Eastern European Jewish grandparents, also immigrants. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota, with her husband and daughters. This is her first book for Houghton Mifflin.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Jews -- Poland -- Juvenile fiction.
Jews -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Jews -- Poland -- Fiction.
Jews -- United States -- Fiction.
Ocean travel -- Fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.