Cover of: The king of Mulberry Street | Donna Jo Napoli

About the Book

In 1892, nine-year-old Dom's mother puts him on a ship leaving Italy, bound for America. He is a stowaway, traveling alone and with nothing of value except for a new pair of shoes from his mother. In the turbulent world of homeless children in Manhattan's Five Points, Dom learns street smarts, and not only survives, but thrives by starting his own business. A vivid, fascinating story of an exceptional boy, based in part on the author's grandfather.From the Hardcover edition.

About the Edition

In 1892, Dom, a nine-year old stowaway from Naples, Italy, arrives in New York and must learn to survive the perils of street life in the big city.

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.N15 Kin 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
245 p. ;
Number of pages
245

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3301183M
Internet Archive
kingofmulberryst00napo
ISBN 10
0385746539, 0385908903
LC Control Number
2004030860
Library Thing
1163717
Goodreads
1012335
1443280
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