“The Keeping Quilt” by Patricia Polacco. A book for children about coming to the US from Russia
“Immigrant Kids” by Russell Freedman. About the difficulties for children of immigrants around 1900. Good graphics. Could be used in curriculum for schools with many children of immigrant parents.
“My Name is America” series of various diaries and journals, some of which are of young immigrants coming to the US.
in America: A Journey with My Father" by Sherwin B. Nuland
"Ellis Island Interviews" by Peter Morton Coan
"Toward a Better Life: America's New Immigrants in Their Own
Words--from Ellis Island to the Present" by Peter M. Coan
"Red Blues: Voices from the Last Wave of Russian Immigrants" (Ellis
Island Series) by Dennis Shasha and Marina Shron (Jun 2002)