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Angel Island : gateway to Gold Mountain

Author: Russell Freedman
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014 ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.
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Genre/Form: illustrated books
Illustrated works
Literature
History
Juvenile works
1140L
Ouvrages illustrés
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 9780547903781 0547903782
OCLC Number: 811239027
Awards: Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2015
Commended for Cybils (Nonfiction) 2014
Target Audience: 1140L; Sentence length: 5 (very hard); Word frequency: 1 (very easy)
Description: 81 pages : illustrations ; 25 x 25 cm
Contents: Where the walls speak --
Bound for Gold Mountain --
Angel Island or Devil's Island? --
Waves as big as mountains --
Life in the detention barracks --
The interrogation --
Picture brides, freedom fighters, and refugees --
A nation of immigrants --
Visiting Angel Island.
Responsibility: Russell Freedman ; Chinese poems translated by Evans Chan.

Abstract:

A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.

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