Annie Moore, First in Line for America (Used Book) - Eithne Loughrey
‘full of the atmosphere of the time...a very engaging read’ Mary Arrigan, Sunday Tribune
A fictionalised account of the true story of the young Irish girl who was the first immigrant to land on Ellis Island, New York.
Cork-born Annie Moore was the very first immigrant of any nationality to land at the now historic handling station at Ellis Island, New York, on the day it opened in 1892. This first book in the trilogy tells of Annie's new life in New her family, their cramped apartment and her working life. Annie's initial disappointment at her New York life soon disappears as she has a series of adventures.