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Photo Credits

Many thanks to Flickr and the fine photographers who took and shared the pictures you see in these books. We only use pictures that have been shared with the Creative Commons license and those with no known copyright. You may click on photo credits link in any book to link to the pages on Flickr for the photos. Of course, the pictures remain the property of photographers who took them and all the restrictions they placed on their use still apply.

If you object to the use of your pictures in these books for kids with disabilities, just let me know and I’ll take the book down.

To see the credits for any book, click the Settings  menu in the upper right and select More, the link will be near the bottom of that page.

Ellis Island

Click on the links below to go to the Flickr page for each photograph.

 Flickr When I arrived in America...
 Flickr our ship stopped at Ellis Island.
 Flickr We had to wait in long lines.
 Flickr The big hall was very crowded.
 Flickr I saw babies from Holland.
 Flickr I saw an old man from Greece.
 Flickr There was a little girl from Sweden,
 Flickr and three sisters from Guadeloupe.
 Flickr There were so many languages as we shared a meal!
 Flickr Mothers and their children waited.
 Flickr Whole families waited.
 Flickr She told me her brothers would meet her.
 Flickr She was looking forward to a reunion, too.
 Flickr We all faced the health inspectors.
 Flickr His tattoos were a bit shocking!
 Flickr When we came to America...
 Flickr we came with hope.
 Flickr We came for work.
 Flickr We brought our stories.
 Flickr We brought our skills.
 Flickr We remembered our old homes.
 Flickr We were curious about our new home.
 Flickr When we came to America...
 Flickr we played music to remind us of old days.
 Flickr We danced to celebrate new beginnings.
 Flickr We came alone.
 Flickr We came in families.
 Flickr We came to Ellis Island...
 Flickr when we arrived in America.
 Flickr The photos in this book are from the New York Public Library.
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