An Ellis Island Christmas

An Ellis Island Christmas

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by Maxinne Rhea Leighton, Dennis Nolan
     
 

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Papa has already left Poland, and Krysia longs to see him again. "First we must cross the ocean to get to Ellis Island in America," says Mama. "That's where Papa is waiting for us." Saying goodbye to her home is hard, and the ocean voyage is long and stormy, but finally, on Christmas Eve, Krysia sees the Statue of Liberty! Dennis Nolan's richly rendered illustrations… See more details below

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Papa has already left Poland, and Krysia longs to see him again. "First we must cross the ocean to get to Ellis Island in America," says Mama. "That's where Papa is waiting for us." Saying goodbye to her home is hard, and the ocean voyage is long and stormy, but finally, on Christmas Eve, Krysia sees the Statue of Liberty! Dennis Nolan's richly rendered illustrations powerfully evoke the uncertainty, wonder, and hope of this young immigrant's experience. An Ellis Island Christmas is a holiday story to treasure, year after year.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140553444
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Series:
Picture Puffins Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.13(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.12(d)
Lexile:
430L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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