Jewish Values: Ellis Island

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Publication Year: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
48 p.
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Primary grade children will learn the main reasons their ancestors emigrated to America, the details of the ocean passage, the physical layout of Ellis Island, the step-by-step immigration process, and the effect immigration quotas had on the facility. Archival and contemporary photographs are liberally sprinkled among the easy-to-read text. The book also includes a short timeline providing a brief history of the immigration center, a map depicting emigration flows, a bibliography for further reading, a glossary of bold-faced words, an index, and a list of organizations and Web sites from which to obtain more information. Part of the True Book series and one of the easiest books about Ellis Island.
ISBN: 
978-0-531-12631-8
Book ID: 
1419
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No
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