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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

I used this book with my fifth graders that have been reading Elvira Woodruff's Orphan of Ellis Island as a lighter approach to the Statue of Liberty. I've done books on the construction of the Statue ... Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Samantha Weatherford - Goodreads

This stroy is the tale of a boy and his family that are secodn generation immigrants. It provides good insight to how it is for people coming to america as immigrants. It expresses the love and ... Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Aphrodite - Goodreads

This book is great when discussing Immigration with the students. My students actually went on the Ferry for a field trip and saw the Statue of Liberty and explored Ellis Island. This book allows them ... Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Shelli - Goodreads

This is a sweet story that does a nice job of convey the emotions many immigrants may feel when seeing the Statue of Liberty. The family in this book celebrates their grandmothers birthday every ... Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Brenda Pritchard - Goodreads

Classic Eve Bunting; preschool story time. Narrative skills, themed story time, phonological awareness, print motivation; This story would go well for teaching about immigration into America. It is ... Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Victoria Dimmitt - Goodreads

This story is about a family who goes to the Statue of Liberty on her birthday. This would be a good book to read to children when discussing the Statue of Liberty and what she stands for. Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

I used this book with my fifth graders that have been reading Elvira Woodruff's Orphan of Ellis Island as a lighter approach to the Statue of Liberty. I've done books on the construction of the Statue ... Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Schuerra - Goodreads

In SS immigration is big part and Ellis Island is a big part of it. This book does a good job of explaining the history of Ellis islad and can help younger kids understand its importance. This story was very colorful and a easy read for younger students. Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Deanna - Goodreads

This is a wonderful book for teachers to incorporate into their 4th or 5th grade Social Studies lessons. When learning about immigration and Ellis Island, lot of the artifacts and resources are often ... Read full review

Review: A Picnic in October

User Review  - Ashley Sparks - Goodreads

This was a good book. It tells the story of a little boy who doesn't want to go to Ellis Island to have a picnic for his grandmother's birthday. The moral that I got out of it was that you shouldn't ... Read full review


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