Nine-year old, Max, finds antique keys that magically transport him, along with his brother and stepsister, into the past. Suddenly, it's 1892 and the children find themselves among hundreds of people arriving in New York City, hoping to immigrate to America.
With the help of these immigrants, the children try to discover how they were sent back in time and what they have to do to get home. Only it isn't that easy.
See what life was like for immigrants with actual photographs, documents, and artwork. The book ends with ten games, recipes, and activities, all based on the story.