1. Bachelis, Faren,
The Central Americans
: Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1990. Information about the central parts of America.
2. Brandt, Sue R.
Facts about the Fifty States
: Franklin Watts, New York, 1988. Information about the states.
3. Caughey, Franklin, May,
Lane of the Free
: Benziger Brothers, Inc. New York, 1966.
4. Fisher, Leonard,
Ellis Island Gateway to the New World
: Holiday House, New York, 1986. Ellis Island became the famous federal immigration station where the largest wave of immigration in history was processed. This is a fascinating story of Ellis Island.
5. Fleming, Thomas, J.,
The Golden Door
: Grosett, Dunlap, Inc. America, 1970. This book focuses on the hardships, persecutions, success and failures of each major group as they found their way in America.
6. Hakim, Joy,
All the People
: Oxford University Press, New York, 1995. In this book one will learn about people from all walks of life.
7. Lye, Keith,
Getting to know the United States
: Passport Books, Lincolnwood, Illinois, 1995. This is information about the United States.
8. Maestro, Betsy,
Coming to America
Scholastic Inc., New York, 1996. This book explores the evolving history of immigration to the United States in search of food, religion, political freedom, safety and prosperity. I recommend this book highly for students to read. It is a beautiful story and beautifully illustrated.
9. Rips, Gladys,
Immigrants from Southern Europe
: Delacorte Press, New York, 1981. This book gives readers insights into the various and often painful experience of the immigrants.
10. Siegel, Beatrice,
I Am Ellis Island
: Four Wind Press, New York, 1985. This is a story of how the island changed.
The World Book Encyclopedia
: Scott Fetzer Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1996, Volume 10, Pages 82-85.
The New Book of Knowledge
, Volume 9, Pages 89-90.
Academic American Encyclopedia
: Grolier Incorporated, Danbury, Connecticut, 1984, Volume 11.