From the late 1800s to the mid 1950s, many immigrants came to the United States, and many passed through Ellis Island in New York City. After being deserted for many years, the Island was restored in the 1980s and now features a museum which showcases the stories of many of the immigrants. Learn more in this exciting book. Paperback by Patricia Brennan Demuth. 112 pages, for ages 9-12.