New York, NY : Feiwel and Friends, c2008
229 p. : ill. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9780312378868 (hardcover) :, 0312378866 (hardcover) :, 0312378866, Language:
Maps on endpapers
Winner of the 2009 Sydney Taylor Book Award for older readers
In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the glitter of Coney Island contrasts with the dismal lives of children dwelling under the Brooklyn Bridge
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