I Was Dreaming to Come to America

I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories of the Ellis Island Oral History Project {cover image} Published by Viking/Puffin, starred review in Publisher’s Weekly; honored by the NCSS.

I Was Dreaming Illustration

“I was dreaming to come to America.” From the children’s book, I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories of the Ellis Island Oral History Project. (Viking Press)

Meeting Father for the First Time

“He looked very familiar to me…He looked exactly as I did.” From: I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories of the Ellis Island Oral History Project (Viking Press.)

Roots in Two Lands

“I felt like I had two lives.” From I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories of the Ellis Island Oral History Project (Viking Press.)

Ellis Island Translator

“…we had interpreters on the island who spoke practically every language.” From: I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories of the Ellis Island Oral History Project (Viking Press.)

Ellis Island Shoes

“Most dear to me are the shoes my mother wore when she first set foot on the soil of America.” From: I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories of the Ellis Island Oral History Project (Viking Press.)

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