All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel

Book cover for All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel by Dan Yaccarino
Author

Dan Yaccarino

Illustrator

Dan Yaccarino

Book Summary

Dan Yaccarino’s great-grandfather arrived at Ellis Island with a small shovel and his parents’ good advice: “Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family.” With simple text and warm, colorful illustrations, Yaccarino recounts how the little shovel was passed down through four generations of this Italian-American family—along with the good advice.

It’s a story that will have kids asking their parents and grandparents: Where did we come from? How did our family make the journey all the way to America?

Italian, Italian-American, Immigration, Family, Immigrant, Identity, Immigration

Age Range
Ages 4 to 8 (grades K-3), Ages 9 to 12 (grades 4-7)
ISBN #
9780375859205
Publisher
Dragonfly Books
Book Category
Immigration
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