Join the author as she shares documents researched from the Ellis Island Archives and looked into the personal journey of her uncle. To stay focused and survive he wrote in a journal, carried a recipe from his home country and traveled to find his family in America. The inspiration, work ethic, and family values get passed down from generation to generation. This story can inspire a child or teach a friend to write in their journal, live happiness, set goals, believe it's possible, share their family traditions and even make pizza together!
Coming to America is never easy. Immigrants have to face many challenges and often rely on family and friends for help. Saverio is Sam in America. His family encouraged him by constantly reminding him, “We believe in you. No matter how difficult it gets, believe it’s possible. Find work but write in your journal. Live happiness. And always remember your family.”
About the Author
NORA ROSE is the author of the Parent-Teacher Choice Award for her books Gabriel’s Journey and Bentley’s Week. She is the co-author of the #1 best-selling Goodness Abounds, 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness. She is a coach, speaker, and teacher. When Nora is not creating she enjoys traveling around the world with her family.