Faraway Home

Faraway Home

Faraway Home by Jane Kurtz. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. (2000) Reading Level: Ages 4-10. 32 pages. Harcourt Brace. ISBN: 0152000364.

Faraway Home is a story of immigration and of generations who live far apart. The story is told through the eyes of Desta, a young girl who is afraid that when her father returns to his childhood home that he might find it too difficult to leave his family behind once again.

Desta's story in Faraway Home is enhanced by E.B. Lewis's "stunning, realistic watercolors."


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