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An Ellis Island Christmas

  • 31 Pages
  • 1.58 MB
  • 8292 Downloads
  • English
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Puffin
ContributionsDennis Nolan (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7360792M
ISBN 10014240506X
ISBN 139780142405062
OCLC/WorldCa61716208

Beautifully illustrated and written in language a child of five can easily understand, "An Ellis Island Christmas" is a meaningful read for a parent to share with his/her child or children. In the spring of I taught a course entitled "Oral Interpretation of Children's Literature" at Brooklyn College.5/5(16).

An Ellis Island Christmas. This picture book portrait of a little girl's immigration to America from Europe provides an honest and child-like perspective.

"Will touch memories across generations"Booklist. "Authentic details plus Nolan's misty paintings capture the period with grace and care"Kirkus Reviews. Full color.4/5.

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An Ellis Island Christmas. Having left Poland and braved ocean storms to join her father in America, Krysia arrives at Ellis Island on Christmas Eve. Krysia does not want to leave her home and her friend, Michi, but there are soldiers with guns on the streets and her mother says that they must go.

KPages: Copies of An Ellis Island Christmas will be available for purchase in the Eastern National Ellis Island bookstore.

Candy and treats will be on hand for anyone feeling in the holiday mood. Call Save Ellis Island for more event details () Ferry Tickets to Ellis Island may be purchased at hor: Save Ellis Island. Get this from a library. An Ellis Island Christmas. [Maxinne Rhea Leighton; Dennis Nolan] -- Having left Poland and braved ocean storms to join her father in America, Krysia arrives at Ellis Island on Christmas.

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Going Home. by Eve Bunting and David Diaz. 10 Resources2 Awards. The Legend of the Poinsettia. by Tomie dePaola. 9 Resources1. Inspired by Maxinne Rhea Leighton's father's journey from Poland to America, this is a powerful reminder of the beacon of hope and opportunity that Ellis Island symbolized and the importance of family at Christmastime.

NOTE: This title is a Bargain : When Krysia is six, her family leaves Poland for America. The journey is difficult, as is the arrival at Ellis Island when the family is separated.

While the family waits for Papa, Krysia sits down by the Christmas Tree of the Great Hall at Ellis Island and watches as other fellow travelers begin to sing and dance.

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An Ellis Island Christmas by Maxinne Rhea Leighton – Illustrated by Dennis Nolan A moving story about one family’s daring journey from Poland to America and their hope for. Saying goodbye to her home is hard, and the ocean voyage is long and stormy, but finally, on Christmas Eve, Krysia sees the Statue of Liberty.

Dennis Nolan's richly rendered illustrations powerfully evoke the uncertainty, wonder, and hope of this young immigrant's experience.

An Ellis Island Christmas is a holiday story to treasure, year after : Maxinne Rhea Leighton. About An Ellis Island Christmas A moving story about one family’s daring journey from Poland to America and their hope for a better future in their new home.

Available again in paperback. Krysia does not want to leave her home and her friend, Michi, but there are soldiers with guns on the streets and her mother says that they must go. Book Overview Having left Poland and braved ocean storms to join her father in America, Krysia arrives at Ellis Island on Christmas Eve.5/5(4).

Saying goodbye to her home is hard, and the ocean voyage is long and stormy, but finally, on Christmas Eve, Krysia sees the Statue of Liberty.

Dennis Nolan's richly rendered illustrations powerfully evoke the uncertainty, wonder, and hope of this young immigrant's experience. An Ellis Island Christmas is a holiday story to treasure, year after.

An Ellis Island Christmas Story Map Multi-Leveled Lesson With these multi-leveled lessons, students are encouraged to explore the important elements of any fiction text to support comprehension. Free 2-day shipping. Buy AN Ellis Island Christmas at nd: Puffin Books.

An Ellis Island Christmas Posted on January 8, | Comments Off on An Ellis Island Christmas In this story, which was inspired by the author’s grandmother own journey, a Polish family flees war and hunger around the turn of the last century.

Having left Poland and braved ocean storms to join her father in America, Krysia arrives at Ellis Island on Christmas Eve. Author: Leighton, Maxinne R.

Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target. Read reviews and buy An Ellis Island Christmas - by Maxinne Rhea Leighton (Paperback) at Target. Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Price: $ Unfortunately--despite a nice moment when Mama gives Krysia a beloved doll as a Christmas gift--the straightforward, rather choppy account never quite comes to life.

Still, authentic details plus Nolan's misty, rather somber paintings capture the period--especially the Ellis Island site--with grace and care. (Young reader/Picture book. 5- 9). Inspired by Maxinne Rhea Leighton's father's journey from Poland to America, this is a powerful reminder of the beacon of hope and opportunity that Ellis Island symbolized and the.

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Add to Cart. Book - Blue Sky White Stars. My students are working on a unit of study, "Immigration/Ellis Island," for their Paideia coach project. See more ideas about History classroom, Culture and Ellis island.

An Ellis Island Christmas is just an average book, but I will say it does have some very good content in the book. Create a free account to search for family arrival records and learn more about Lady Liberty and Ellis Island. BE A PART OF HISTORY. Dreaming of America: An Ellis Island Story and little Anthony and Phillip Anthony held Anthony's Auntie and Uncle Auntie's bang Bella board ship boat Bunting cabin door called Christmas Cobh Colonel Weber Cozy currant day in history deck Ellis Island engines stopped and Jack and Jill Magazines, and has written over books in various /5(4).

Ellis Island – Parents, children and anyone in the holiday spirit are welcome to attend a book reading and book signing by author Maxinne Rhea Leighton of her beloved children’s book An Ellis Island Christmas (Viking Penguin), a book for children about immigration, recipient of the Marion Vannett Ridgeway Award.

A family from Poland celebrates their first Christmas on Ellis Island in this inspiring book that serves as a powerful reminder of the beacon of hope that the island symbolized.

Ellis Island is a federally owned island in New York Harbor that was the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station. From toapproximately 12 million immigrants arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey were processed there under federal law. Today, it is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, accessible to the public only by ect: William Alciphron Boring, Edward.

Ellis Island can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all Ellis Island tickets and tours on Tripadvisor/5(K).

More editions of An Ellis Island Christmas: An Ellis Island Christmas: ISBN () Perfection Learning, ; An Ellis Island Christmas: ISBN () Softcover, Demco Media, ; Ellis Island Christmas: ISBN () Viking Children's Books,   Display pictures of Ellis Island on the board for students.

Explain that an immigrant is a person who leaves another country to move to a new one. Ask if any students have heard of Ellis Island to see if any students have background knowledge. If this does not trigger interest, ask if any students are immigrants or if any have family members.Simulate the immigration process at Ellis Island, with some students acting as examiners and others pretending to be immigrants.

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