WHEN JESSIE CAME ACROSS THE SEA

Amy Hest, Author , illus. by P.J. Lynch. Candlewick $6.99 (, $6.99 ISBN ) ISBN 978-0-7636-1274-0

"With this tale of a 13-year-old girl's journey from a shtetl in Eastern Europe to America, the author simply and faithfully holds a mirror to the milestone event for millions of immigrants," wrote PW in a starred review. Ages 6-12. (Oct.)