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Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
A springtime story with insights into life on the frontier in 1854 (from the American Girls Collection).
Late Elementary School
In their own words, coupled with hand-painted collage illustrations, immigrants recall their arrival in the United States. Includes brief biographies and facts about the Ellis Island Oral History Project.
Garza Lomas Carmen
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Author and artist Carmen Lomas Garza takes readers to her hometown of Kingsville, Texas, near the Mexican border. Through vibrant paintings and warm personal stories, she brings to life memories of growing up in a traditional Mexican American community.
Early Elementary School
Miss Bridie emigrates to America in 1856 and chooses to bring a shovel, which proves to be a useful tool throughout her life.
Middle School,High School
Accounts of teenagers' experiences immigrating to the United States.