My America: Hope in My Heart

Meet Sofia, a feisty 9-year-old who has left Italy and her precious tomatoes behind for a new life in America. Despite a grueling journey, all goes according to plan — until she is detained at Ellis Island. This chapter book from the "My America" series offers an unusual look at the experience of detained immigrants from a young girl's point of view.

Age Level: 9-12
Publisher: Scholastic Press