Pearson English Kids Readers bring the joy of reading to young learners of English. Children will love discovering the range stories and topics in this series – adventures, fairy tales, popular characters, the world around us. With more than 70 titles across 6 language levels, there is a book to suit every young reader. In 1921, Ronan and Patrick Dooley leave their family in Ireland to start a new life and a better future in New York City in America. Between 1892 and 1924, 12 million immigrants arrived in New York. They were usually poor, but belived in The American Dream – if you work hard, you can get a good job, a nice home and money. Today, New York is still a place of hope for new immigrants – just like Ronan and Patrick.