Ellis Island and the Immigrant Experience

Hope in my Heart

Sofia's Immigrant Diary: Book One - Hope in my Heart:
Kathryn Lasky
Historical Fiction (Series)
Ages 7 to 10
Scholastic, 2003, 0-439-44962-6

We came through Ellis Island

We Came Through Ellis Island: The Immigrant Adventures of Emma Markowitz
Gare Thompson
Fiction and Non/Fiction (Series)
Ages 10 and up
National Geographic, 2003, 0-7922-5682-4

Ashes of Roses

Ashes of Roses
Mary Jane Auch
Historical fiction
Ages 12 and up
Dell-Laurel Leaf, 2002, 0-440-23851-X

Journey to Ellis Island

Journey to Ellis Island: How my father came to America
Carol Bierman
Illustrated by Laurie McGraw
Ages 7 to 10
Hyperion, 2005, 0-7868-5499-5

If your name was changed at Ellis Island

If your name was changed at Ellis Island
Ellen Levine
Non-fiction (Series)
Ages 7 to 10
Scholastic, 1993, 0-590-43829-8

Streets of Gold

Streets of Gold

Maria Raphael


Ages 12 and up

Persea Books, 2000, 0892552565


We the people Ellis Island

We the People: Ellis Island

Lucia Raatma

Non-fiction (Series)

Ages 8 to 10

Compass Point Books, 2003, 0-7565-0302-7


At Ellis Island

At Ellis Island: A History in Many voices

Louise Peacock

Illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop

Picture Book

Ages 7 to 10

Simon and Schuster, 2007, 0-689-83026-2



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