Ellis Island, Doorway to Freedom
illustrated by Karen Ritz

Holiday House
Ages 6-9, Hardcover, $17.95
ISBN-10: 0-8234-1192-3
ISBN-13: 978-0-8234-1192-4
A picture book history of Ellis Island, from colonial times to the present.

“The straightforward narrative is well integrated with Ritz’s compelling drawings. . .” School Library Journal 

Minnesota Book Award 

I live across the harbor from Ellis Island.  Members of my family came through it. What an endlessly intriguing subject!


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