Book of the Day
Saturday, July 22, 2017
We observe 1849 Emma Lazarus, poet ("New Colossus" - on the base of Statue of Liberty), born in New York City
In the Shadow of Lady Liberty: Immigration Stories from Ellis Island
She is the beautiful lady that all saw when they came to America. Find out about the people who risked everything to come to America.
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Immigrants gazed upon the towering Statue of Liberty and entered the gates of Ellis Island in order to begin their journeys in America. Meet the immigrants who were processed at Ellis Island, and hear their stories through their own words. Meets Common Core standards for analyzing multiple accounts of an event.