A Coal Miner's Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminska, Lattimer, Pennsylvania, 1896
Author: Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Publisher: Scholastic Press; Hardcover
Period: late 1800's, Polish immigrants, coal mining; Fiction
The Dear America series are the stories of courageous girls and their amazing journeys through the growth of our great nation. Along with the My Name is America, My America, and Royal Diaries series', the Dear America series is historical fiction at its most compulsively readable. These intricately researched diaries written from a child's point of view bring the reader into the author's America--making history real, and fun.
Meet Anetka, a 13-year-old girl who comes to America from Poland in 1896 as a promised bride to a Pennsylvania coal miner. Her fascinating diary entries give readers a personal glimpse into what life was like in a coal-mining town during a tumultuous time in our country's past. This special price is available only while supplies last.