The King of Mulberry Street
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The King of Mulberry Street

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In 1892, nine-year-old Dom s mother puts him on a ship leaving Italy, bound for America. He is a stowaway, traveling alone and with nothing of value except for a new pair of shoes from his mother. In the turbulent world of homeless children in Manhattan s Five Points, Dom learns street smarts, and not only survives, but thrives by starting his own business. A vivid, fascinating story of an exceptional boy, based in part on the author s grandfather. From the Hardcover edition."show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 245 pages
  • 134.62 x 190.5 x 22.86mm | 136.08g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0553494163
  • 9780553494167
  • 807,863

About Donna Jo Napoli

Donna Jo Napoli is the author of many distinguished books for young readers, among them Daughter of Venice, Crazy Jack, The Magic Circle, Zel, Sirena, and Stones in Water. She has a B.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in Romance linguistics from Harvard University and has taught widely at major universities in America and abroad. She lives with her family in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, where she is a professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College. From the Hardcover edition.show more

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"This tale may well offer readers insight into how their own families found their way here." Publishers Weekly, Starred "History comes to vibrant life for middle grade readers and almost anyone whose ancestors came from foreign lands." Kirkus Reviews, Starred"show more
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