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What Was Ellis Island?
     

What Was Ellis Island?

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by Patricia Brennan Demuth
 

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From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all over the country donated more than $150 million. It opened to the public once again in 1990 as a museum. Learn more about

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From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all over the country donated more than $150 million. It opened to the public once again in 1990 as a museum. Learn more about America's history, and perhaps even your own, through the story of one of the most popular landmarks in the country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448479156
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
03/13/2014
Series:
Penguin What Was... Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
32,629
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
800L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Patricia Brennan Demuth is the author of Who Is Bill Gates?, What Was Pearl Harbor?, and Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?

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What Was Ellis Island? 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a great book that you want to read over and over again that never gets old and keeps you going.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Totally cool man. That was like so awesome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this book for OBOB and we got all questions right 5 stars !!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is cool!!!