Yossi's Goal

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Orca Book Publishers, Dec 31, 2011 - Clothing factories - 145 pages
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Yossi Mendelsohn works hard to help his family survive after they flee Russia to find a better life in Montreal. He sells newspapers and carries bundles from the garment factory. Yossi longs to play "le hockey" with the French boys, but he has no skates. When his father falls ill and his sister and her fiancÚ organize a walkout at the factory, Yossi's dream of lacing on skates seems farther away than ever.

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Ellen Schwartz is the author of fourteen books for children and one adult nonfiction book. In addition to writing books, she has published dozens of magazine articles and adult short stories, and her stories for children have been published in children's magazines and teaching anthologies. Ellen, whose background is in education, currently works as a corporate and curriculum writer and editor, and teaches creative writing classes at Simon Fraser University and Douglas College. Ellen has two daughters and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Silvana Bevilacqua lives in Vancouver with her husband and two children. She has worked in graphics and packaging, fabric design and cartooning, but illustration is her first love.

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