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The Statue of Liberty

Landau, Elaine (Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Discusses the statue that sets in a New York harbor that stands for freedom and dreams of a better life.
Authors: Landau, Elaine
Statement of Responsibility: Elaine Landau
Title: The Statue of Liberty
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, c2008
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index
Contents: 1 A Special Statue for a Special Place: Why was the Statue of Liberty a good fit for the young United States? 7
2 The Big Idea: How do you wrap a 450,000-pound gift? 13
Symbols of Freedom: What is Lady Liberty trying to say? 16
3 Making the Dream Come True: Sure we'd like a statue-but who will pay for it? 18
4 Building the Statue: Who needs a jigsaw puzzle when you have a statue? 23
5 Liberty on Display: How do you build a giant sculpture and ship it across the ocean? 29
6 Liberty Lives On: She stands all day long! Doesn't she ever get tired? 37
True Statistics 43
Summary: Discusses the statue that sets in a New York harbor that stands for freedom and dreams of a better life.
Subject Headings: Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) History New York (N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc
Topical Term: Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)
LCCN: 2007004180
ISBN: 0531126358
9780531126356
Branch Call Number: J 974.71 L
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Elaine Landau’s The Statue of Liberty is an appealing, informative resource for students who have questions about Lady Liberty. Fun facts, photographs, and timelines make this easy to read book a great choice for independent reading.


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