--if your name was changed at Ellis Island

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Houghton Mifflin, 1997 - Social Science - 85 pages
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Describes, in question and answer format, the great migration of immigrants to New York's Ellis Island, from the 1880s to 1914. Features quotes from children and adults who passed through the station.

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User Review  - mnorth2 - LibraryThing

Summary: In this children's book, the topic covered is Ellis Island. Once you got to Ellis Island your name was changed to make your name sound less foreign and more "Americanized". This books talks ... Read full review

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User Review  - jaelynculliford - LibraryThing

This book is perfect for students who want to know more about Ellis Island. The book is setup by the chapter titles as the questions. The questions are great for the students to really get know what ... Read full review


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