Books by Eve Tal

Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"This sequel lacks the startling originality of structure and content that marked its predecessor, but readers will nevertheless find both characters and their situation sympathetic and will root for them to pull through. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
It's 1908, and 13-year-old Raizel and her father have been living in New York for three years after finally being accepted at Ellis Island (their refusal and subsequent admission were chronicled in 2005's Double Crossing); now the rest of the family has arrived from the Ukraine. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Outstanding in both its structure and its questioning of faith, this offering is not to be missed. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Twelve-year-old Raizel chafes under the strict gender roles that govern daily life in her Ukrainian shtetl in 1905, but she is nonetheless reluctant to leave when her father decides that she, of all the family's children, should accompany him to America. Read full book review >