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Orphan Of Ellis Island A Time travel Adventure During a school trip to Ellis Island Dominick Avaro a ten year old foster child travels back in time to Italy and accompanies two young emigrants to America

  • Title: Orphan Of Ellis Island: A Time-travel Adventure
  • Author: Elvira Woodruff
  • ISBN: 9780590482455
  • Page: 112
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Orphan Of Ellis Island: A Time-travel Adventure By Elvira Woodruff, During a school trip to Ellis Island, Dominick Avaro, a ten year old foster child, travels back in time to 1908 Italy and accompanies two young emigrants to America.

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    1. The orphan of Ellis island was a very interesting book, and I think this book can help you understand how people used to live, and how they suffered to come to America, on these ships, that are really dirty and no clean water to drink.I kind of enjoyed reading this book because I really wanted to understand how Italy people immigratedto America, and how their life was like separated from their family.

    2. This was a really good book that my daughter asked me to get from the library after her teacher read it to their class She was so excited to share it with me We read the first couple chapters together and then she couldn t contain herself anye finished it for the second time over a weekend I m amazed at what a great reader she is turning into I took much longer to finish it, but it was a really good story It is a 4.9 on the AR reading list I like how the main character becomes connected to his p [...]

    3. A young orphan goes on a trip with his class to Ellis Island There, he lies to his classmates about his family in order to keep the fact he s an orphan a secret Then, he is told there is a wall where the immigrants names are written that have come over to America In order to not have to face his classmates, he hides in a closet where he falls asleep Then, he wakes up to find it is now night and the museum is closed He is thrown back in time to Italy and begins his adventure with some new friends [...]

    4. I came across this book when looking up info on Ellis Island It looked to be an interesting time travel idea Would the orphan from modern times find out about his parents when he travels back in time Dominic s life is in turmoil His foster family will be moving out of state and he will soon be placed with ANOTHER family He s tired of not fitting in, tired of having no friends, tired of not having a family When on a field trip to Ellis Island with his classmates, Dominic tells a lie about his fam [...]

    5. Story time I don t remember how I first found this book, but I was about 10 years old and it was my favorite thing ever I read constantly, since I was never found of the ending, I would start again and reimagine what happened to these boys My 1995 printing of the book was in terrible shape, and on the third or forth read through pages started coming out of the binding On the fifth read through, whole chunks were missing Eventually it completely fell apart and my mom threw it away I was SO upset [...]

    6. This book is about an orphan boy who goes on a field trip with his class to Ellis Island HE doesn t know any of his ancestors and feels bad when everyone is showing each others theres She when he hides in the closet and falls asleep he wakes up and somehow ends up in Italy in 1908 I can make a text to MOVIE connection when a boy gets locked in a museum and cant get out so he explores the museum and finds out stories about the history of the world.I would rate this book a 3 because it was a good [...]

    7. The orphan of Ellis island was a very interesting book, and I think this book can help you understand how people used to live, and how they suffered to come to America, on these ships, that are really dirty and no clean water to drink.I kind of enjoyed reading this book because I really wanted to understand how Italy people immigratedto America, and how their life was like separated from their family.

    8. In my 5th grade class we read this together Since we where working on a Immigration report it fit in well I liked it because how true the history was and Elvira Woodruff didnt make the history up or anything Also my report was based on Italian immigrants since I do have Italian in me I loved the imagination the characters had in the book.

    9. Read this book to my third grade class, and they LOVED it Had lots of opportunity for reviewing comprehension strategies, learning new vocabulary, and understand life lessons And greatest of all, it had my kids excited and wanting to keep reading

    10. I LOVED THIS BOOK IT WAS AMAZING i recommend it to anybody who is Italian and has ancestors that came from Italy to Ellis Island a long time ago.

    11. Dominic is an orphan who has moved from foster home to foster home, looking for a family He has been shuffled so often that he has learned not to open up to people When his class takes a field trip to Ellis Island, he so desperately wants to fit in that he makes up a lie about his heritage He regrets it immediately, and ducks out of the tour When he awakens and emerges from his hiding place, he is transported back to Italy where he meets the Candiano brothers Francesco, Salvatore and Antonio Soo [...]

    12. The orphan of Ellis Island used the dream to address 2 issues in this book The reading was fluid, for young people reading this now some discussion will be needed on the main characters memories of New York as it is pre 9 1 1 As an adult the ending was to perfect but for a young person reading it the idea of dreams coming true is wonderful.

    13. The Orphan of Ellis Island is a time travel fiction book The characters star Dominic, Francesco, Salvatore, and Antonio Dominic ends up dreaming, and ends up in the year 1908 All four end up in adventures as a famiglia, and a journey to America.

    14. The story line was fun, interesting, and engaging The time travel aspect is not my preferred genre, but that part aside, the book was a good read Great for children to know about Ellis Island and the people who first stepped through its halls to the streets of America.

    15. Thought I would be impressed as this was recommended to me It made you realize the hardships that immigrants faced.

    16. A quick read, since it s juvenile fiction Historically quite accurate and an interesting way to get kids engrossed into the immigrant story I highly recommend it for students in grades 4 6.

    17. Title The Orphan of Ellis IslandAuthor Elvira WoodruffGenre Historical realistic fictionTheme s Immigration, familyOpening line sentence Welcome to Ellis Island, the ranger from the National Park Service said to the group of fifth graders standing before her.Brief Book Summary This book is about an orphan named Dominic that goes on a class trip to Ellis Island and gets transported back in time to 1908 On his journey, Dominic gets transported back to Italy and learns all about his own family The [...]

    18. Dominic has never had a place to belong He goes from one foster home to the next trying to hide from his different classmates He s not like the rest of them When his new class visits the Ellis Island Museum, he is embarrassed because he has no family history to speak of and no relatives that he can look up during the visit Not only that, his shoes are too tight, and he is exhausted When he falls asleep in a closet and wakes up hours later after everyone is gone, he panics After picking up the ph [...]

    19. On a school trip to Ellis Island Dominic Cantori feels uncomfortable and lies about his family heritage because he s embarrassed about being an orphan in foster care without much knowledge of his real family Shamed by his lie, fearing to be caught, Dominic hides away in a closet in Ellis Island When he wakes up, the museum is closed and no one is around He wanders the museum and picks up a telephone receiver in an exhibit and listens to an old man share his memories of growing up in Italy and co [...]

    20. This book, The Orphan Of Ellis Island, is about a young boy named Dominic who goes on an elementary school trip to Ellis Island In the middle of the trip, the students learned about their ancestors who came to America Their ancestors came through Ellis Island Dominic s ancestors were sent back to their country because of sickness and he was going to feel ashamed if they weren t mentioned Therefore, he left the class and went into a closet in the museum for awhile When he is ready to come out, th [...]

    21. I was excited to read this book I love Ellis Island s History This book however did nothing to pull me in It starts off slow for me Granted there is a small dilemma of Dominic feeling left out and different, but then it takes eight chapters before we get to the time travel aspect of this story EIGHT CHAPTERS I was ready to put the book down well before I reached chapter eight.Then we spend a lot of time in Italy Now I know that this is a part of the story that works When I analyze it, my brain s [...]

    22. I picked this up only a few hours ago and have finished it Took some breaks but really enjoyed this one Dominic Cantori is an orphan and he wants to keep that a secret One day, while on a trip to Ellis Island with his new classmates a guide asks about everyone s families and if they have any ancestors who came through Ellis Island Dominic wants to avoid answering these questions at all costs so he runs away from the group and hides in a closet and begins to fall asleep.When he awakens, the museu [...]

    23. this was a good book and it was about a kid Dominic and he goes on a school trip To Ellis Island and he is a poor child with no mom or dad he goes through alot on this trip Dominic wonders off from the group and he goes to sleep in a closet to hide who he really is he wakes up in the closet and no one is there or around because this place was closed he goes to this phone line and talks with this women from italy the next thing you know he is in italy living in this village with these other poor [...]

    24. I read The Orphan of Ellis Island as an IR book This book was about an orphan who goes on a trip with his class to Ellis Island His classmates don t know that he is an orphan He feels left out because everybody is showing who there ancestors are when they came to Ellis Island on the picture wall He winds up getting sepearated from his class and sleeps in a closets He wakes up and notices the museum is closed He goes to the phones which tell the stories of immigrants who passed here But strangely [...]

    25. For the full review, go to yalitreader.wordpressSummary Dominic Cantori is a ten year old foster child on a field trip to Ellis Island He has always wondered who his family is and where he comes from, and he is embarrassed when all of his classmates know about their family history Then, after answering a phone call, Dominic gets transported back to 1908 Italy Here he meets three brothers, Antonio, Salvatore, and Francesco Candiano These boys take Dominic in as one of their own and show him their [...]

    26. The Orphan Of Ellis Island written by Elvira Woodruff is an interesting fictional puzzle type book Its a good book but when i chose it i wasn t aware that it was for a younger audience I would say its about at 6th grade reading level so it was quite a breeze but also fun at the same time I liked who it was sort of a fantasy type book that involves time travel The book is about a boy named Dominick Avaro who is warped to Italy during 1908 when foreigners were flooding into America I haven t read [...]

    27. This is a novel about a young boy named Dominic who is an orphan living in New York He goes on a field trip to Ellis Island, which sparks a conversation about family heritages Dominic is afraid to admit to his classmates that he does not have a family so he hides and falls asleep in part of the exhibit When he wakes up, the museum is empty and he begins to explore One of the things he finds is a telephone that when picked up plays the recording of an Italian immigrant who tells the story about h [...]

    28. This book was about a young orphan named Dominic Dominic is foster care and has no idea about his ancestry On a field trip to Ellis Island, Dominic hides in a closet out of embarrassment when he can t engage with others about knowledge about their family He falls asleep in the closet, and upon waking up, he somehow has arrived to Italy, but the year is 1908 He meets three orphan boys who are planning to immigrate to America, and he stays with them and learns their way of life to make it to Ameri [...]

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