Sweet America: An Immigrant's Story

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It is 1889, Tony Petrosino, a 14 year old from a poor village in Italy, has been in America for two years. Tony and his family live in a cramped tenement apartment in New York City's Little Italy. His papa has seasonal work laying new streets. His mamma sews garments and makes articicial flowers at home. Tony, his two brothers, and his sister do what they can do to help. br>Tony wants to do better. Struggling with neighborhood gangs and working as a part-time newsboy, he has learned English and graduated from the eighth ...

Sweet America: An Immigrant's Story 2004, School Specialty Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780769634234

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