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Hope and Tears free pdf 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.

About Gwenyth Swain

Gwenyth Swain is the author of more than two dozen books for young readers. She runs the library at Twin Cities Academy in St. Paul, Minnesota. Swain was inspired to write about Ellis Island after hearing her grandmother's stories of a visit to the immigration station in the early 1900s. She lives in St. Paul. "Hope and Tears" was supported in part by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

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Author : Gwenyth Swain
Publisher : Calkins Creek Books
Data Published : 01 March 2012
ISBN : 159078765X
EAN : 9781590787656
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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