I was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories from the Ellis Island Oral History Project

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Veronica Lawlor
Viking, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 38 pages
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A collection of personal stories documents the experience of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island between 1900 and 1925 and is accompanied by a foreword by New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and information about the Oral History Project.

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I Was Dreaming to Come to America has been my favorite nonfiction book I have read so far. In this book, it consisted of quotes made by individuals who actually came from Europe to America through ... Read full review

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Very good book for kids to deal with SS and immigration. The book was kid friendly and easy to relate to. I loved the way it was written as kids letters who were immigrating. Their was great insight into the world of immigration. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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