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If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island

If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island

Series: If You
by Ellen Levine Illustrated by Wayne Parmenter

This book describes, in question and answer format, the great migration of immigrants to New York's Ellis Island, from the 1880s to 1914. Quotes from children and adults who passed through the station are featured.

If your name was changed at Ellis Island:

• Would everyone in your family travel together?

• How long would you stay at Ellis Island?

• Why would your name be changed?

This book tells you what it was like if when Ellis Island was opened in 1892 as a center for immigrants coming to live in America.

Ages
7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
Lexile Measure
880L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
80
Genre
Informational Text

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Ellen Levine Ellen Levine is a children's author of non-fiction books that expose kids to the behind-the-scenes experience of historical events.
Wayne Parmenter Wayne Parmenter is an Illustrator.

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