Growing up stories of Herschel (Howie) Green, a funny, imaginative, naive, likeable, first generation son of Russian Jewish immigrants. Listen to his immigrant mother waking her five year old... More > son.
“Herschel, get out of bed. You go to Kindergarten today. Your first day! It’s important you go. You have to learn American.”
“ Jeez, mom, learning American isn’t gonna take all day, is it?”
Howie begins his journey by biting his kindergarten teacher. And we’re off on the great life adventure called growing up! Howie soon finds out, however, that learning America takes more than one day.
These stories cover some aspects of growing up a first generation American. More reflect the typical experiences of just growing up and learning to deal with life.
Many of these pieces were written to be read out loud to entertain anywhere from large audiences to the family gathered around the dinner table. The play THE HOWIE CHRONICLES is adapted from this book.< Less