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Ellis Island

New Hope in a New Land

About The Book

Ellis Island: New Hope in a New Land is William Jay Jacobs' beauriful story that captures the act of immigration.

What would it be like to leave your home in Europe, travel thousands of miles in the miserable place below decks called steerage, and arrive in New York harbor at Ellis Island, which you and your parents see as the gateway to a new life? Find out in Ellis Island: New Hope in a New Land.

About The Author

William Jay Jacobs is the author of Ellis Island, a Simon & Schuster book.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (March 30, 1990)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684191713
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Ages: 7 - 10
  • Lexile ® 810L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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