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ISBN-10: 0060245077

ISBN-13: 9780060245078

Edition: N/A

Authors: Martin W. Sandler, James Billington

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From the seafaring travelers who long ago passed through Ellis Island to the jet board newcomers of today, immigrants have helped to shape the history and the soul of our country. Drawing upon the vast archives of photographs and prints in the Library of Congress, this handsome volume chronicles their journeys, their hardships, and their triumphs. Notable Children's Trade Books in Social Studies 1996 (NCSS/CBC)
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/28/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Size: 10.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Martin W. Sandler is the author of Lincoln Through the Lens and The Dust Bowl Through the Lens. He has won five Emmy Awards for his writing for television and is the author of more than sixty books, two of which have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Among Sandler's other books are the six volumes in his award-winning Library of Congress American History Series for Young People, a series which has sold more than 500,000 copies. Other books by Mr. Sandler include: Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island, Trapped in Ice, The Story of American Photography, The Vaqueros, America: A Celebration, and This Was America. Martin Sandler has taught American history and American studies at the…