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9781546136255

If You Were a Kid at Ellis Island

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  • ISBN13:

    9781546136255

  • ISBN10:

    1546136258

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2025-02-04
  • Publisher: Children's Press
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Summary

Discover what it was like to be a kid during the most defining moments in history!

The United States is a nation of immigrants. The most important immigration station during the early 20th century was Ellis Island. This tiny island in the New York harbor welcomed at least 10 million people to America. Many of them were kids! Travel through time with Isabella and Alberto as they journey from Italy to the United States through Ellis Island. Share their struggles, fears, and hopes as they go through an experience shared with millions of Americans.

About This Series:

Step back in time to the most relevant historical moments with the best-selling series, “If You Were a Kid”! In an exciting blend of fiction and nonfiction, a fictionalized narrative teaches history through the eyes of kids, while informational text introduces readers to key factual information. With engaging text, and illustrations and photos on every page, “If You Were a Kid” will spark readers’ curiosity and imagination and will make learning about our past an accessible and unforgettable experience.

Author Biography

Joana Costa Knufinke is originally from Barcelona, a beautiful European city on the Mediterranean coast. Joana holds a master’s degree in literature from the University of Barcelona and a master’s degree in publishing from New York University, which she obtained thanks to a Fulbright scholarship. She currently works as an editor at Scholastic, and she lives in New York City with her family.
Leo Trinidad is an illustrator and storyboard artist from Costa Rica. He has fifteen years of experience working on children's books, graphic novels, and animated series for studios like Sony, DreamWorks, Disney, and Cartoon Network.

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