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HarperCollins, Feb 28, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 92 pages
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Immigrants shows what it was like for people to leave their homelands behind in search of a better life in the United States, and the struggles that they went through once they arrived on these shores through quotes from immigrants' letters and diaries, vintage photographs, posters, and paintings. It's a breathtaking look back through time at the challenges and triumphs of the millions of immigrants who have journeyed to our country.

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Part of the ``Travel Back Through Time with the Library of Congress'' series, these two U.S. history books draw upon the rich resources of a venerable institution for full color and b&w illustrations ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Martin W. Sandler is the author of Lincoln Through the Lens and The Dust Bowl Through the Lens. He has won five Emmy Awards for his writing for television and is the author of more than sixty books, two of which have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Among Sandler's other books are the six volumes in his award-winning Library of Congress American History Series for Young People, a series which has sold more than 500,000 copies. Other books by Mr. Sandler include: Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island, Trapped in Ice, The Story of American Photography, The Vaqueros, America: A Celebration, and This Was America. Martin Sandler has taught American history and American studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at Smith College. In 2014 his title, Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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