Characters
Characteristics
Locations
Events
Miscellaneous
100
Iilya
Who is the boy Rifka looks after in Ellis Island?
100
Languages
What is Rifka's special talent?
100
Russia
Where is Rifka from?
100
Toilet Paper
What does Rifka think her and Iilya will get in trouble for wasting?
100
Hair
What does Rifka lose when she gets ringworm?
200
Nathan
Who is Rifka's favorite brother?
200
Clever, not beautiful
What does Rifka think it is better for a girl to be?
200
Rifka gets ringworm
What happens in Warsaw, Poland?
200
The Milkman
Who gives Rifka a ride home when she gets lost?
200
Chocolate and Bananas
What foods does Rifka discover along the way?
300
Saul
Who is Rifka's least favorite brother?
300
Russian Peasant
What is Iilya?
300
Antwerp, Belgium
Where does the HIAS lady send Rifka to live while her ringworm is being cured?
300
"Democratic"
What word does the HIAS lady teach to Rifka?
300
Get married
What do the American immigration officials fear Rifka will never do?
400
Tovah
Who is Rifka's cousin that she writes her letters to?
400
"Little Mother"
What do the nurses call Rifka at Ellis Island?
400
Atlantic Ocean
Where does Rifka meet Pieter?
400
A Mitzvah
What does Rifka celebrate by herself in her room?
400
Iilya's uncle
Who comes to pick up Iilya from Ellis Island?
500
Pieter
Who is Rifka's first love?
500
Typhus baby
Who does Rifka take care of at the hospital at Ellis Island?
500
The hospital at Ellis Island
Where does Rifka see her mother for the first time in over a year?
500
Sister Katrina
Who cures Rifka of her ringworm?
500
"Godspeed"
What does the doctor call Rifka while signing her papers to release her to America?
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