Ellis Island (National Geographic Readers Series)

Ellis Island (National Geographic Readers Series)

by Elizabeth Carney

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Overview

Explore the history of Ellis Island, one of the most recognized landmarks in American history. Kids will learn about its early history as a Mohegan island and rest spot for fishermen through its time as a famous immigration station to today's museum. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426323416
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 04/12/2016
Series: National Geographic Readers Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 190,201
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

ELIZABETH CARNEY is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn, New York. She specializes in nonfiction children's books and science, math, and STEM-related magazines. Her author credits include Everything Big Cats, Everything Dolphins, Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move, and several titles in the Face to Face and National Geographic Readers series. Carney received the 2005 AAAS Science Journalism Award for science reporting for children. Her titles Face to Face With Cheetahs, Face to Face With Gorillas, and Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move appeared on the National Science Teachers Association's Outstanding Science Trade Book list for 2008, 2009, and 2010 respectively.

Table of Contents

Island of Hope 4

American Dreams 8

A Difficult Trip 10

Gull Island 12

Buildings of Ellis Island 16

On American Soil 18

6 Cool Facts about Ellis Island 24

Trouble Upon Arrival 26

Helping Out 30

Beyond Ellis Island 32

Making an Impact 34

A Deserted Village 38

Restoring a Monument 40

Quiz Whiz 44

Glossary 46

Index 48

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