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Journey to Ellis Island

how my father came to America
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Hyperion Books for Children , New York, N.Y
Weinstein, Julius -- Juvenile literature., Weinstein, Julius., Jewish children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Jews, Russian -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile literature., Immigrants -- New York (State) -- Juvenile literature., Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography., Russian Americans., Immigrants -- New York (State), Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography -- Juvenile litera

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About the Edition

An account of the ocean voyage and arrival at Ellis Island of twelve-year-old Julius Weinstein who, along with his mother and younger sister, immigrated from Russia in 1922.

Statementby Carol Bierman ; with Barbara Hehner ; illustrated by Laurie McGaw.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
ContributionsMcGaw, Laurie, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.J5 B549 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL351548M
ISBN 100786803770
LC Control Number98010987

True story about immigrants arriving at Ellis Island - pictures and sidenotes kept it interesting for a 4th grader who wouldn't have read it had not been required reading.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. out of 5 stars Excellent book to use while teaching immigration/5(7).

Journey to Ellis Island was an interesting book about a family immigrating to America. The pictures matched with the story very well, and there were lots of historical tidbits that enhanced the story. I recommend this book especially /5.

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Both a heart-wrenching and heartwarming story, Gittel’s Journey offers a fresh perspective on the immigration journey to Ellis Island. The book includes an author’s note explaining how Gittel’s story is based on the journey to America taken by Lesléa Newman’s grandmother and /5(23). Gittels Journey: An Ellis Island Story reminds me of the book The Dress and the Girl by Camille Andros.

The books are similar in that they both of girls who set off to travel to America. They are different because one girl is traveling by herself because her mom got detained and the other girl travels with her family but loses her favorite /5. Ellis Island. From to it was the gateway to America.

But was it an island of hope, or of tears.

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After they left the ship and entered the inspection station at Ellis Island, they had to walk up a steep stairway, past doctors who stared at each of them and occasionally wrote something in chalk on their coats. “Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story is historical fiction at its picture book finest.” –New York Journal of Books “Newman tells Gittel’s story with sympathy and tenderness, incorporating Jewish phrases (italicized) and customs and placing with it facts.

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Journey with her as she visits cities, small towns, mountains, and deserts. Journey to Ellis Island: How My Father Came to America by Carol Bierman and Laurie McGaw. When war came to Poruset, Russia, inRachel Weinstein decided it was time to read more.

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When war came to Poruset, Russia, inRachel Weinstein decided it was time to move her young children, Yehuda and Esther, to a new home in America. Both a heart-wrenching and heartwarming story, Gittel’s Journey offers a fresh perspective on the immigration journey to Ellis Island.

The book includes an author’s note explaining how Gittel’s story is based on the journey to America taken by Lesléa Newman’s grandmother and.

Finally. With admittance cards, railroad or ferry passes and box lunches in hand, the immigrants’ journey to and through Ellis Island was complete.

For many it had begun months or even years before. Some, of course, still had more traveling ahead of them—to the rocky shores of New England, to the great plains of the Midwest or to the orange. Both a heart-wrenching and heartwarming story, Gittel’s Journey offers a fresh perspective on the immigration journey to Ellis Island.

The book includes an author’s note explaining how Gittel’s story is based on the journey to America taken by Lesléa Newman’s grandmother and family friend/5. Buy a cheap copy of Journey to Ellis Island: How My Father book by Carol Bierman.

Illustrated with beautifully evocative paintings and family photographs, this story of a Russian Jewish family's courageous journey to a new land is a real-life Free shipping over $/5(5).

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FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(11). The journey to Ellis Island: arrival in New York. In the sailing ships of the middle 19th century, the crossing to America or Canada took up to 12 weeks.

By the end of the century the journey to Ellis Island was just 7 to 10 days. By the shortest passage, made in summer, was down to 5 days; the longest was 9 days.

In Journey to Ellis Island, Once you have completed the review, you can check out the rest of the lesson titled Journey to Ellis Island Book Summary. Along with the material you have already. Ellis Island is a historical site that opened in as an immigration station, a purpose it served for more than 60 years until it closed in Located at.

For the young Irving Berlin and some two million emigrants from Europe from tothe arduous sea voyage began at a Belgian port. Martin W. Sandler, stic Reference $ (p) ISBN Page Top.

Translate». A Child’s Journey Through Ellis Island From Dream to Reality: 2nd Place – Cavan McIntyre-Brewer, Home Schooled Fifteen year old Annie Moore must have been nervous, excited, and scared all at the same time. She was selected as the first person to step foot on Ellis Island in order to be processed as an immigrant Continue reading A Child’s Journey Through Ellis.

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The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War. Gittel’s Journey is based on two stories.

The Author’s Note describes her family history that inspired this book. Also included is information about how immigrants were processed once they reached Ellis Island.

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Websites at the end of the book invite further research. Readers will enjoy this accessible story. Based on true events in the lives of the author’s grandmother and aunt, this stirring children’s picture book shares the plight of immigrants and refugees in the early s.

Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story | The Banner. “Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story is historical fiction at its picture book finest.”.

There is an immediacy to this story, an urgency to tell it. In light of the current immigration situation there is a need to provide an historical context to the evolution of our country’s methods for handling the thousands of people seeking out a new life within our borders.

Wearing a bright red kerchief, clutching the address of a cousin in New York City, and carrying Mama’s precious Shabbat candlesticks in her bundle, Gittel starts her journey to Ellis Island. This book of captivating illustrations brings Ellis Island and the story of immigration to life for young readers.

Read about the history of the immigration process and the way that the many who made the journey years ago created such a rich heritage for our country. Journey to Ellis Island: How my father came to America Carol Bierman Illustrated by Laurie McGraw Non-Fiction Ages 7 to 10 Hyperion,Yehuda Weinstein, his mother Rachel, his big sister Mindl, and his little sister Esther lived in Russia.

They were Jews and because of this they were treated very badly by the Russians. Get this from a library.

Gittel's journey: an Ellis Island story. [Lesléa Newman; Amy June Bates] -- "Brings to life a not too distant history of immigration to Ellis Island.

When it's time for nine-year-old Gittel and her mother to leave their homeland behind and go to America for the promise of a. Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story Author: Lesléa Newman Illustrator: Amy June Bates Abrams Books for Young Readers 5 February 48 pages This month’s PB review is by Ryan G.

Van Cleave (Top journey- taker at Only Picture Books) and Ringling College of Art and Design Illustration Professor (and OPB pal) John Herzog. –Ryan’s Review of the. Ellis Island Immigration: An envious, romantic look at old-time travel “In this room,” spoke the crazy eyed park ranger at the Ellis Island immigration center, “more than two thousand immigrants would be processed each day.

The average expected wait for each immigrant was around three to five hours.”————–Wade. The pictures in the book are paintings based on original photographs of immigrants and Ellis Island.

(See Immigrant Kids to compare some of the pictures.). The book also contains some further information about the lives of immigrants once they arrived in America (Immigrant Kids goes into a lot more detail), the attitudes of Americans toward immigrants at .