The Promised Land

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

This story is about a girl named Ana Braham living in Russia in the early 1900s. She and her family make the heart wrenching decision to uproot their lives and sail to America. This book tells
Ana's adventure traveling to the Promised Land.

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Torn Apart

Submitted: March 27, 2018

“Happy birthday Ana!” I duck my head shyly, smiling. All this attention on me is a little disconcerting. To my utter surprise, Mama... Read Chapter

Uncle's House

Submitted: March 27, 2018

“Ana! Up. Quietly now, we must go!” Papa whispers softly, tapping me on the shoulder. I sit up in bed, rubbing sleep out of my eyes... Read Chapter

New Friend

Submitted: April 02, 2018

One day later we are ready. After hugs, goodbyes, tears, more hugs and goodbyes, we go. “May God bless your family.” Abigail sa... Read Chapter

Friends and Mischief

Submitted: April 06, 2018

After a week, I have become accustomed to the pitching and rolling of the boat. Papa says this means I have acquired my “sea legs.”... Read Chapter


Submitted: April 06, 2018

I toss and turn in bed, struggling to fall back asleep. Sweat soaks my back, and my hair is plastered to my forehead. For the second ti... Read Chapter

The Funeral

Submitted: June 23, 2018

“Ana. Wake up dear. It’s time for the funeral.” Papa whispers softly, gently tapping my shoulder. My eyes flutter open, and I fee... Read Chapter

A New Beginning

Submitted: June 23, 2018

Finally, the ship docks in the harbor. A long line of people snakes across the ships deck, and the noise is loud. Voices float through ... Read Chapter