An Ellis Island Christmas by Maxinne Rhea Leighton

An Ellis Island Christmas

byMaxinne Rhea LeightonIllustratorDennis Nolan

Paperback | September 15, 2005

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Papa has already left Poland, and Krysia longs to see him again. "First we must cross the ocean to get to Ellis Island in America," says Mama. "That's where Papa is waiting for us." 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 year.

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Maxinne Rhea Leighton lives in New York City. Dennis Nolan lives in Massachusetts.

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Title:An Ellis Island ChristmasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.92 × 8 × 0.12 inPublished:September 15, 2005Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014240506X

ISBN - 13:9780142405062

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