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Multcolib School Corps Picks Immigration Grade 5

Denied, Detained, Deported
Denied, Detained, Deported Stories From the Dark Side of American Immigration By Bausum, Ann (Book - 2009 ) y 325.73 B351d 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:An award-winning author examines the history of American immigration--a critical topic in 21st century America--particularly those lesser-known stories of immigrants who were denied entrance into the States or detained for security reasons.

Ellis Island
Ellis Island Coming to the Land of Liberty By Bial, Raymond (Book - 2009 ) j 304.873 B576e 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Since opening in 1892, Ellis Island has come to symbolize the waves of immigrants from a list of countries that seems endless. In this work, Bial tells the story of Ellis Island itself.

Tenement
Tenement Immigrant Life on the Lower East Side By Bial, Raymond (eBook - 2002 )

Annotation:Presents a view of New York City's tenements during the peak years of foreign immigration, discussing living conditions, laws pertaining to tenements, and the occupations of their residents.

Tenement
Tenement Immigrant Life on the Lower East Side By Bial, Raymond (Book - 2002 ) j 974.71 B576t 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents a view of New York City's tenements during the peak years of foreign immigration, discussing living conditions, laws pertaining to tenements, and the occupations of their residents.

The History of U.S. Immigration
The History of U.S. Immigration Coming to America By Byers, Ann (Book - 2006 ) j 304.873 B993h 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:THE HISTORY OF U.S. IMMIGRATION: COMING TO AMERICA tells the story of the immigrant experience from the settling of the New World to the present day, what they experienced when they arrived, and how they made the nation strong.

The Jewish Americans
The Jewish Americans By Corona, Laurel (Book - 2004 ) j 973.04924 C822j 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Jews comprise only 2 percent of the American population of the United States, but the acceptance they have experienced in the United States has caused an unprecedented blossoming of Jewish culture and achievement. Even so, Jews today are facing divisiveness over what it means to be both culturally American and Jewish.

Reconstructing America
Reconstructing America By Hakim, Joy (Book - 2003 ) j 973.8 H155ra 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:A history of the Reconstruction period and the movements of reform, immigration, industrialization, and urbanization.

We Are Americans
We Are Americans Voices of the Immigrant Experience By Hoobler, Dorothy (Book - 2003 ) j 304.873 H776w 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:A history of immigration to America, from speculation about the earliest immigrants to the present day.

Shutting Out the Sky
Shutting Out the Sky Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924 By Hopkinson, Deborah (Book - 2003 ) j 974.71 H797d 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Photographs and text document the experiences of five individuals who came to live in the Lower East Side of New York City as children or young adults from Belarus, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania at the turn of the twentieth century.

Chinese Immigrants in America
Chinese Immigrants in America An Interactive History Adventure By Hunsicker, Kelley (Book - 2008 ) j 973.04951 H938c 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:It's 1850, and you are fleeing war and starvation in your homeland of China. You sell everything you have to go to a place in America called Gold Mountain, better known as California. Do you try to strike it rich in the gold mines of California? or..., Will you seek your fortune in San Francisco's Chinatown? or..., Will you work as a laborer on the Transcontinental Railroad?

Pasta, Fried Rice, and Matzoh Balls
Pasta, Fried Rice, and Matzoh Balls Immigrant Cooking in America By Ichord, Loretta Frances (Book - 2006 ) j 394.120973 I16p 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:From 1565 to 1920, waves of European and Asian immigrants reached American shores and spiced up the countrys diet. Learn about their contributions and tempt your taste buds with recipes for German Potato Salad, Portuguese Sweetbread, Swedish Meatballs, Matzoh Balls, Fried Rice, and Sukiyaki an assortment as diverse as America itself.

Immigration to the U.S
Immigration to the U.S (DVD - 2004 ) DVD j 973 IMMIGRATI Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about America's history through the use of graphics and animations, live-action portrayals of historic figures and stories told from a child's point of view.

Ellis Island
Ellis Island By Marcovitz, Hal (Book - 2003 ) j 974.71 M321e 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents the history of Ellis Island from 1892 when it served as the most important center for immigration into the United States, to its near collapse in the 1970s due to neglect, to its rebirth in 1990 as the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.

At Ellis Island
At Ellis Island A History in Many Voices By Peacock, Louise (Book - 2007 ) j 304.873 P356a 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:The experiences of people coming to the United States from many different lands are conveyed in the words of a contemporary young girl visiting Ellis Island and of a girl who immigrated in about 1910, as well as by quotes from early twentieth century immigrants and Ellis Island officials.

North Across the Border
North Across the Border The Story of the Mexican Americans By Perl, Lila (Book - 2002 ) j 973.0468 P451n 2002 Available in some locations
A Kid's Guide to Asian American History
A Kid's Guide to Asian American History More Than 70 Activities By Petrillo, Valerie (eBook - 2007 )

Annotation:Using games and crafts, teaches kids about the people, experiences and events that shaped Asian American history.

You Wouldn't Want to Sail on An Irish Famine Ship!
You Wouldn't Want to Sail on An Irish Famine Ship! A Trip Across the Atlantic You'd Rather Not Make By Pipe, Jim (Book - 2008 ) j 941.5081 P664y 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:A look at Irish immigrants who came to the United States to escape the potato famine.

Chinese Americans
Chinese Americans By Raatma, Lucia (Book - 2003 ) j 973.04951 R111c 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces the customs, heritage, and traditions of Chinese Americans.

Africans in America
Africans in America The Spread of People and Culture By Reef, Catherine (Book - 1999 ) j 973.0496 R327a 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the spread of Africans to the western hemisphere and the influences and development of their culture.

Island of Hope
Island of Hope The Story of Ellis Island and the Journey to America By Sandler, Martin W. (Book - 2004 ) j 304.873 S217i 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Relates the story of immigration to America through the voices and stories of those who passed through Ellis Island, from its opening in 1892 to the release of the last detainee in 1954.

The Vietnamese Americans
The Vietnamese Americans By Springstubb, Tricia (Book - 2002 ) j 973.04 S769v 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the history and political conditions of Vietnam and examines the situation of Vietnamese refugees, their immigration, social adjustments, employment, and contributions to American culture.

Hope and Tears
Hope and Tears Ellis Island Voices By Swain, Gwenyth (Book - 2012 ) j 304.873 S9715h 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Letters, diary entries, poems, monologues and diaglogues created to illustrate the stories of people whose lives were touched by Ellis Island, once the United States' largest immigration station.

Russian Immigrants
Russian Immigrants By Trumbauer, Lisa (Book - 2005 ) j 973.049171 T867r 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Russian immigration: Becoming Russian Americans -- Adventure in the New World: Early Russian arrivals -- Poverty and passage: The flight to America -- A new life in America: 1880-1920 -- Russian communities: The lives of the immigrants -- Worlds collide: 1920-1945 -- The Cold War: 1945-1991 -- The Iron Curtain lifts: 1992-Today -- Time line of Russian immigration

Coming to America
Coming to America A Muslim Family's Story By Wolf, Bernard (Book - 2003 ) j 973.04962 W853c 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Depicts the joys and hardships experienced by a Muslim family that immigrates to New York City from Alexandria, Egypt, in the hope of making a better life life for themselves.

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A collection of non-fiction materials about Immigration for students in grade 5.


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