Title: One-Way to
Author: Judie Angell
Original Publication Date: 1985
Date I First Read: 1988
Basic Category: Juvenile/Teen Historical Fiction
Basic Summary: Rose immigrates to the
from US or Russia Eastern
Europe at age 10 in the
1890s. It is the story of her growing up
in difficult circumstances in . New York City
What I Remember About the Book: I remember really liking this book. I loved historical fiction, so this one was perfect for me. I remember most that she got married really young, and had a baby. She went to English classes.
What I Took Away From the Book: Don’t have a baby really early. Wait. (Um, yes, I actually waited until my 30s.) Work hard and you make things happen.
Rating (1-5 stars): 4 (at the time – I need to re-read it!)