Theme:  Immigration to The United States
Classroom Bibliography
Binna, Tristan Boyer  Ellis Island2002 
Freedman, RussellImmigrant Kids1980
Kids Discover MagazineImmigration  1998
Maestro, BetsyComing to America:  The Story of Immigration 
1996  (304.873)
Sandler, Martin W.  Immigrants1995

Dawson, MildredOver Here It's Different:  Carolina's Story
(974.71)  (Modern Dominican American)
Gordon, GingerMy Two Worlds  (974.7) (Modern Dominican American)

Bunting, Eve  How Many Days to America  1988 
(Refugees from Caribbean Island - Celebrate Thanksgiving)
Cohen, Barbara  Make a Wish, Molly  1994
Cohen, Barbara  Molly's Pilgrim 1983 
(Russian Jewish Immigrant - Religious Freedom - Celebrate Thanksgiving)
Hest, Amy  When Jessie Came Across the Sea1997
(Jewish Orphan travels to NYC)
Holub, Joan  Doll Hospital Series Tatiana Comes to America: An
Ellis Island Story  2002  Jewish Girl
Leighton, Maxinne Rhea  An Ellis Island Christmas  1992
Little, Jean  From Anna  1972  (1930s Germany to Canada)
Nagda, Ann Whitehead  Dear Whiskers  2000 
(Very Young Immigrant Girl from Saudi Arabia)
O'Brien, Anne  Who's New?
Polacco, Patricia  The Keeping Quilt  1988 
(Four generations of a Jewish Family)
Woodruff, Elvira  The Orphan of Ellis Island 1997
(Time travel to 1908 Italy)
Ziefert, Harriet  When I First Came to the Land  1998
(Early pioneer buys farm)

Molly's Pilgrim - Teaching Ideas
Teacher Views

Collaborative Lessons

Create a Doll's_pi.html

Interview an Immigrant


Information About Immigration:

New York, NY, Ellis Island—Immigration: 1900-1920
This Web site features photographs of the early 20th century documenting immigration through the most famous point of entry, Ellis Island.

Education World - Collection of Sites

Scholastic - Find out what it means to come to the United States as an immigrant from the early 20th century through the early 21st century.

Interactive Tour of Ellis Island

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - Resources for Students and Teachers
Symbols of Immigration to America
History of Immigration to the United States
History of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
The Immigration and Naturalization Service Today
Immigration Laws
Coming to America
Becoming Americans
Immigrants: Famous and Not So Famous
Finding Information on One's Own Immigrant Background


Primary Family Assignment:

Completed Projects:
Group Reports, Map, Clothespin Dolls, Immigrant Interviews
This page was last updated: February 28, 2012