Hope and tears : Ellis Island voices
Source:Calkins Creek, Volume 1st, Honesdale, Pa., p.115 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb Curr JV6484 .S93 2012
Keywords:Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.), Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)--Juvenile literature, Immigrants--United States--History, Immigrants--United States--History--Juvenile literature, United States--Emigration and immigration--History, United States--Emigration and immigration--History--Juvenile literature
Contents: Introduction -- Ch1. Ellis Islands - Pilapeu, Lenni Lenape Boy -- Jasper, Dutch Colonist -- Samuel Ellis, Tavern Owner -- David, New York Subway Worker -- Ch2. Arrivals - Annie Moore, Irish Immigrant -- Anatole, Greek Immigrant -- Elizabeth Martin, Hungarian Immigrant - Horace, a Grouper -- Ch3. Inspections - Margaret, English Immigrant -- Wanda, German Bohemian Immigrant -- Najeeb Abreely, Immigrant Inspector - Jarek, Polish Immigrant -- Margaret Batchelder, Immigrant Inspector -- Arnold Weiss, Russian Immigrant -- Ch4. Island of Hope, Island of Tears -- Sven, Norwegian Immigrant - Moshe and the Lady, Hungarian Immigrant and Aid Worker - Paul, French Immigrant -- Sarah, Welsh Immigrant - Robbie and Moira, Irish Immigrants - Pearl Libow, Russian Immigrant -- Hubert Julian, Detainee -- Ch5. Living and Working - Augustus Sherman, Clerk and Photographer -- Lucia, Cook -- Annie, Nurse -- Florence, Salvation Army Volunteer -- Ch6. Closed Doors Reopen - Matt, German American Boy -- Jack, Restoration Worker -- Grandma and Jenny, Storytellers -- Paula, Student -- Danny and Grandpa Salvatore, Storytellers -- Lisa, National Park Service Employee -- Source Notes -- Bibliography -- Going Further -- Picture Credits -- Index.; Summary: Letters, diary entries, poems, monologues and dialogues created to illustrate the stories of people whose lives were touched by Ellis Island, once the United States' largest immigration station.
Ages 12 and up