Hope and Tears

Ellis Island Voices

By Gwenyth Swain; Gwyneth Swain
(Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 9781590787656, 115pp.)

Publication Date: March 2012

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Swain re-imagines the stories of immigrants, inspectors, doctors, nurses, cooks, social workers, and more, basing them on historical documentation and real-life individuals. Through fictional letters, monologues, dialogues, and e-mails, she paints a unique picture of the struggles and triumphs of those who lived, landed, and worked on Ellis Island.
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