Jessie and her grandmother seem kind of poor because they have a thin cow and warm soup.
Jessie's parents died.
Jessie had kept her mother wedding ring.
Jessie is trying to teach her grandmother how to read and write and her grandmother it trying to teach her how to sew.
Rabbi needs someone to go to America with him and people are persuading him to choose them.
Rabbi chose Jessie to go with him to America.
Rabbi said that she would go there to sew for a living.
Jessie and her grandmother where sad that Jessie had to leave.
Jessie has to learn how to take care of herself.
Jessie's grandmother is scared for Jessie to leave alone because she only looks 13 or 14.
Jessie had a trunk of lace for when she went to America so that she has stuff to sew with.
Jessie did not have her moms wedding ring but then she said to her grandmother to keep it safe.
Jessie got on to the boat in the rain getting soaked.
Jessie sat on her trunk and cried.
Jessie is sad because she was thinking about her grandmother eating soup alone and she was sad because she used to eat soup with her.
People were saying that America was rich and that the street were made out of gold.
Jessie was sewing to pass time and touching the soft clothe made her think of grandmother.
A boy named Lou came to say hi.
They saw the statue of liberty so I think this book took place after 1885.
Jessie said how she was said and disappointed that her grandmother could not be there.
Jessie is 13.
Jessie got to America.
Jessie got and apartment with a bath tub in the kitchen!
Jessie met cousin Kay.
Jessie could not find her friend Lou.
Jessie got 3 coins and she saved them.
Jessie wrote her grandmother a letter.
Jessie made what looked like a wedding dress.
A woman came that day and asked if she could have that dress and wedding dresses were expensive.
They are making money off of dresses.
Jessie went to school.
Jessie found Lou.
One evening Jessie met Lou's parent.
Lou asked Jessie if she could marry him.
Jessie said not right now.
I think she said not yet because she wants to work on sewing.
She got her grandma a ticket so she could meet Lou.
Her grandma finally came to Jessie.
Jessie's grandma brought her moms ring.
Jessie was gonna use her moms ring for the wedding.
There was a wedding for Lou and Jessie.