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What Was Ellis Island?
by Patricia Brennan Demuth and Who Hq and David Groff


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780448479156
  • ISBN-10: 044847915X
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 106
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.71 x 5.36 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31 pounds

Series: What Was...

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc.
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - 20th Century
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Social Topics - Emigration & Immigration

 
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