A Shovel and a Dream – Dan Yaccarino on the Italian American Immigrant Story

Jan 08, 2018 380

BY: Anthony Fasano

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast episode, I speak with Dan Yaccarino, an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator with more than thirty books to his credit. We’re going to talk specifically about one of his books called All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel. The children’s book details his great-grandfather’s immigrant journey from Italy to the United States.

In the stories segment, I speak with Thomas Gambino, author of the book The Scattered Italians: Reflections on a heroic journey. He tells me about his dream that literally took him to Sicily. You have to hear this inspirational story.

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SOURCE: http://italianamericanexperience.com/

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