Item description for We Came Through Ellis Island: The Immigrant Adventures of Emma Markowitz (I Am American) by Gare Thompson...
Overview Follows a Jewish family as they leave Russia in 1893 and begin a new life in New York City, where they find new challenges and opportunities on their way to becoming Americans.
Publishers Description Readers witness the life of a Jewish family who move from Russia to New York City to escape persecution and starvation and to make a new life. Fact-filled narrative and historical photos plus fictional letters and journal entries from 12-year-old Emma Markowitz and her family paint a memorable picture of the typical European immigrant experience in the 1890s.
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Studio: National Geographic Children's Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 7.02" Height: 0.11" Weight: 0.24 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2003
Publisher National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN 0792256824 ISBN13 9780792256823
Availability 0 units.
More About Gare Thompson
Gare Thompas has written many non-fiction books for young children, including Who Was Helen Keller? and Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? Larry Day has illustrated many books for young readers, including Not Afraid of Dogs and Bye-Bye Baby.