The Resource Welcome to America, Champ!, (ebook)

Welcome to America, Champ!, (ebook)

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Welcome to America, Champ!
Title
Welcome to America, Champ!
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Language
eng
Summary
During World War II thousands of American servicemen were stationed overseas in various countries. It is in England that American GI Jack Ricker meets and marries an English widow with a nine-year-old son, Thomas. Thomas likes his new stepfather and he's hopeful about their future. But now with the war over, Jack is back in America. Thomas and his mother make plans to leave England and join him. Thomas is apprehensive about moving. He won't know anyone, apart from Jack. In America, they play baseball and not cricket. Will he fit in? Thomas and his mother find themselves on a trans-Atlantic voyage on the Queen Mary, sailing to America and a new life. They're not alone; hundreds of other 'Brides and Babies' are on board, making the same trip with the same dreams. When Thomas helps another passenger handle feelings of homesickness, he realizes he is prepared to start his new American life
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Stier, Catherine
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Ettlinger, Doris
  • hoopla digital
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  • Emigration and immigration
  • Remarriage
  • Ocean travel
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Welcome to America, Champ!, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781627530170
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11414221
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11414221
System control number
MWT11414221
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Welcome to America, Champ!, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781627530170
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11414221
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11414221
System control number
MWT11414221
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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