BookPeople is OPEN to the public in a limited capacity More information here!

Warning message

Mean Menu style requires jQuery library version 1.7 or higher, but you have opted to provide your own library. Please ensure you have the proper version of jQuery included. (note: this is not an error)

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

Journey to Ellis Island: How My Father Came to America Cover Image
By Carol Bierman, Laurie McGaw (Illustrator)
$10.95
Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.

Description


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