Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

By Karen Hesse, Illustrated by Chris Sheban

In 1903 Brooklyn, Joseph Michtom’s life changes when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the glitter of Coney Island contrasts with the dismal lives of children dwelling under the Brooklyn Bridge.


2010-2011 Lamplighter Award

Reading Level: 4.0

Published by Square Fish

ISBN# 9780312674281 (PB)