Lori Mortensen is a multi-published children’s author who writes fiction and nonfiction on all sorts of subjects. When she’s not plunking away at the keyboard, she enjoys making cheesy bread rolls, gardening, and hanging out with her family at their home in northern California.
Ellis Island (American Symbols Series)by Lori Mortensen, Matthew Skeens (Illustrator), Abbey Fitzgerald (Designed by), Melissa Kes (Contribution by)
During the late 1800s, 1.5 million immigrants were processed at Ellis Island in New York. Find out the history of the immigration station and what immigrants had to go through before entering the United States. You'll soon discover why Ellis Island is considered to be a symbol of freedom and the "American Dream."
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