If your name were changed at Ellis Island--Would everyone in your family travel together?--How long would you stay at Ellis Island?--Would your name be changed?This book tells you what it was like if when Ellis Island was opened in 1892 as a center for immigrants coming to live in America.
School & Library Binding
(Turtleback, Aug. 1, 1994)
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Describes, in question-and-answer format, the great migration of immigrants to New York's Ellis Island, from the 1880s to 1914. Features quotes from children and adults who passed through the station.
(Perfection Learning, Aug. 1, 1994)
This unique, interactive history book encourages readers to step into the past with its full-color question-and-answer format. It's also packed with quotes from children and adults who passed through Ellis Island.
A look at the history of Ellis Island and immigration discusses why people came to America, what Ellis Island looked like then, and other issues and includes quotes from those who passed through the immigration center.