I Was Dreaming to Come to America

I Was Dreaming to Come to America

Memories from the Ellis Island Oral History Project


Foreword by: Rudolph W. Giuliani

Format
Paperback
Price
$6.99
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140556223
  • 48 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 3-5 years

Overview

In their own words, immigrants recall their arrival in the United States. Includes brief biographies and facts about the Ellis Island Oral History Project.In their own words, coupled with hand-painted collage illustrations, immigrants recall their arrival in the United States. Includes brief biographies and facts about the Ellis Island Oral History Project.

Praise

“Whatever the circumstances, each vignette reflects a strong sense of hope. Lawlor’s handpainted paper collages are equally powerful.”–Publisher’s Weekly

“This is an affecting little book that should help all of us remember the grit and hope that formed our nation.”–Children’s Literature 
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