Many immigrants sought to reach Ellis Island, the portal for so many to the United States for over 60 years. This illustrated biography tells the story of Julius Weinstein, a young boy who traveled from Russia with his family in 1922 to Ellis Island, in the hopes of a new life in America. The biography blends a story format with information about the processing for immigrants at Ellis Island, as well as real photographs and paintings created for the story. Journey to Ellis Island will help readers to better understand and appreciate the many experiences of immigrants to the United States in the early 1900s.
Illustrated by Laurie McGaw
Published 1998, Hyperion/Madison Book Press