Author: Riki Levinson

Illustrator: Diane Goode

Publisher: E. P. Dutton

Description: Inspired by the featured book, WATCH THE STARS COME OUT, LeVar explores the plight of the many courageous immigrants who came to America filled with hopes and dreams as they descended upon Ellis Island. He also comes face-to-face with Lady Liberty herself, and finds out about why and how she's been restored.

Activity Suggestion: Explain to students that since we live in a "new" country many of us have ancestors from other countries. Have students find out where their ancestors came from.

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