"We are heading to the Polish border. That is all I know." Pg 14
Saul crouched on the seats.
This scene is when Rifka visit her mother that is suffering from Typhus.
"Once you have suffered through typhus, you cannot have it again, the doctor explained. It will do you no harm to sit with her . It may do her some good. I held Mama's hand and talked to her all the rest of today Pg. 31
Rifka showed compassion toward her mother.
"Sister Katrina says that my hair will grow back. What if it doesn't? I think you would still love me just as I love you. Bubbe Ruth, my dear little grandmother, she would love me, even with a bald head/ But you are both very far away." Pg 60
In this scene imagine that Rifka has no hair and sister Katrina is cleaning her head of her ring worm.
Rifka didn't wear her Kerchief
"Then Pieter bent over and kissed me! Right on my lips, Tovah. A warm kiss, with the soft blond hairs of his Mustache tickling me." Pg 78
When they kissed it was contagious!
This scene is when Rifka and Pieter kiss.
In this scene Rifka meets a little peasant Russian Boy named Ilya.
"Crazy Russian Peasant! He could stay here. he could stay in America. There is nothing wrong with him. He could live in either place, Russia, America, and no harm would come to him. But no he is starving himself so they will send him back." Pg 101
This scene is when Rifka takes the test to see if she is allowed in America.