The Real History of Angel Island
From the Series Left Out of History (Read Woke ™ Books)
People often learn about Ellis Island when they are taught the history of immigration in the US. However, many people also came through Angel Island in California. Discover the history of the Angel Island Immigration Station, the experiences of the people who arrived there, and how it closed.
Have you ever considered what’s missing from history books? In Left Out of History, explore the misunderstood and underexamined past in this engaging series. Compelling photographs and primary sources help bring previously buried history to light.
Read Woke™ Books are created in partnership with Cicely Lewis, the Read Woke librarian. Inspired by a belief that knowledge is power, Read Woke Books seek to amplify the voices of people of the global majority (people who are of African, Arab, Asian, and Latin American descent and identify as not white), provide information about groups that have been disenfranchised, share perspectives of people who have been underrepresented or oppressed, challenge social norms and disrupt the status quo, and encourage readers to take action in their community.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Read Woke ™ Books|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF025180, JNF053240, JNF018020|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.7|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Primary source quotations/images, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents|
Author: Carol Kim
Carol Kim has written numerous fiction and nonfiction books, covering topics from sharks to smartphones. She is based in Austin, Texas.
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