If your name was changed at Ellis Island by Levine, Ellen.

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Published by Scholastic Nonfiction in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- History.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.

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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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Book details

Other titlesName was changed at Ellis Island
Statementby Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Wayne Parmenter.
ContributionsParmenter, Wayne, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV6484 .L49 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16352432M
ISBN 100590438298
LC Control Number2006286015

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"If Your Name Was Changed At Ellis Island" by Ellen Levine is one book in a series from Scholastic that is set in important times and places in history.

The book is structured as a series of questions and answers that a student would typically have concerning the important historical site or event/5. This book describes, in question and answer format, the great migration of immigrants to New York's Ellis Island, from the s to Quotes from children and adults who passed through the station are featured.

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Her recent book, Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories, was named one of the Ten Best Children's Books of the Year by The New York /5(5). Ellis Island was the main immigration port for the United States from the s to the s.

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The author answers a total of 36 questions in decent length regarding the Ellis Island experience/5(12). It's evident that America has always been a polyglot magnet—even in18 languages were spoken in one colonial area. It's also evident that there's been long-standing prejudice against certain immigrants (ability to read was required for entrance, and first and second class arrivals didn't have to sweat it out at Ellis Island).

Ellis Island opened in New York Harbor in as a center for immigrants coming to the U.S. During the next 30 years, more than 12 million people passed through Ellis Island.

Ellen Levine uses well-chosen details, including quotes from children and adults who came through Ellis Island, to answers questions about Ellis Island and the immigrants. If you’re an American, is there a story of your family name being changed at Ellis Island.

Chances are overwhelming that it’s a myth. And if you are an American, there’s a very good chance that you can trace at least one ancestor to Ellis island. million Americans can. Vocabulary words from the book. Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. Ellis Island holds a special place in the American psyche, having been the fabled point of entry for 12 to 13 million immigrants during the.

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While it is still difficult to leave everything you know, and all those you love, to begin a new life in another country, at least now there are increased opportunities to return.

It didn’t help that Vito Corleone (“The Godfather, Part 2”) had his name changed at Ellis Island when he arrived. And that even some tour guides at Ellis Island perpetuate this myth. And that a recent New Yorker story (October 9) detailed how TV personality Rachel Maddow’s family (originally Medvedyev) received their new name from an.

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