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Journey to Ellis Island: How My Father Came to America (Paperback)

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By Carol Bierman, Laurie McGaw (Illustrator)
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Combining a moving story with family photographs and evocative illustrations, this narrative follows seven-year-old Julius Weinstein and his mother and sister as they travel to the U.S. after having escaped from a pogrom in their Russian village in 1917. The family's experiences on Ellis Island and Julius's determination to get into the country create an inspiring story of courage and offer young readers a poignant real-life account of the American immigrant experience.

About the Author

Carol Biermanis a teacher of American Immigration and Holocaust classes. She lives in Rockland, New York.Laurie McGaw is the illustrator of theaward-winning"Polar the Titanic Bear," as well as "Discovering the Iceman" and "Secrets of Vesuvius." She lives in Mulmur Hills, Ontario."

Product Details
ISBN: 9781897330548
Publisher: Black Walnut/Madison Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2010
Pages: 48