Hope and Tears: Ellis Island Voices

Hope and Tears: Ellis Island Voices

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School and Library, Boyds Mills Pr, 2012, ISBN13 9781590787656, ISBN10 159078765X
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Letters, diary entries, poems, monologues and dialogues created to illustrate the stories of people whose lives were touched by Ellis Island, once the United States' largest immigration station.

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Letters, diary entries, poems, monologues and dialogues created to illustrate the stories of people whose lives were touched by Ellis Island, once the United States' largest immigration station.

An original collection of voices, filled with hope and tears, chronicles the history of Ellis Island and the people it served. Indians, settlers, immigrants, inspectors, doctors, nurses, cooks, and social workers all played a big part in that history. Author Gwenyth Swain reimagines the lives of those who landed, lived, and worked on the island through fictional letters, monologues, dialogues, and e-mails, basing them on historical documentation and real-life people. In doing so, she creates a moving picture of their struggles and triumphs. Illustrated with poignant and affecting photographs, this is a unique exploration of Ellis Island's history. Includes further resources, bibliography, and source notes.

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Number of Pages: 115
Original Languages: English
Author: Swain, Gwenyth
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
ISBN-13: 9781590787656
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 8.75 x 7.50 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 159078765X
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