TO LOCATE HOME , David Kherdian illuminates the immigrants’ expertise in America together with his tale of a Armenian woman whom settles in Wisconsin. This novel is really a sequel towards the Newbery Honor Book the trail From RESIDENCE Kherdian’s moving and poetic account of their mother’s girlhood in Turkey during the attempt that is turkish exterminate its Armenian populace. In 1915, at age 8, Vernon Dumehjian started a forced march to Syria where almost all of here family members passed away. An armenian living in Racine, Wisconsin, and agreed to become his mail-order bride in 1922 she fled the burned city of Smyrna for Greece, where she met the family of Melkon “Mike” Kherdian.
Finding Residence details veron’s voyage from Greece to the united states of america, her stay on Ellis Island, along with her modification both to her country that is new and life as being a bride.