Book by Taus-Bolstad, Stacy
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Reviewed with Margaret J. Goldstein's Irish in America.
Gr. 5-8. Titles in the In America series tell the story of immigration to the U.S. through the perspective of particular ethnic groups. irish traces Irish immigration from colonial times through the beginning of the twentieth century and examines the factors that drove people to leave their native country, such as persecution by the occupying British and the Great Famine. The book also addresses where Irish immigrants settled, what their lives were like after they arrived, and how the customs they brought with them affected American culture. Puerto Ricans begins in the 1950s, explaining why Puerto Ricans immigrated, where they settled, and the customs they brought. Historical quotes and primary source material enrich the information, and maps, paintings, photographs, and other visual materials illustrate. Appendixes include brief profiles of famous people, a time line, a glossary, source notes, and suggestions for further reading and research, among them a publisher-maintained Web site with links to photographs, maps, and even recipes that students can download. Informative, interesting overviews. Ed Sullivan
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Book Description Lerner Publications 2004-09-01, 2004. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. 0822539535 In Protective Shrink-wrap! BRAND NEW & PERFECT! Glossy Hardback. Pristine: Clean, shiny, tight & crisp. Bookseller Inventory # MV2-061