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The Story of the Statue of Liberty

The Story of the Statue of Liberty Author Betsy Maestro
ISBN-10 9780688087463
Release 1989-05-26
Pages 48
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"Written for the youngest audience...the text is very simple yet manages to convey all the major events in Liberty's creation....The full-color watercolors show amazing detail and are extremely rich."--Horn Book.



Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty Author Elizabeth Mann
ISBN-10 9781931414456
Release 2011
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Presents a brief history of the Statue of Liberty and describes how France gave the statue to New York City to commemorate the realtionship between the two countries, the creation and erection of the statue, and how its meaning has changed.



Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty Author Doreen Rappaport
ISBN-10 0763625302
Release 2008
Pages 40
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Offers the true story about the work that was done by so many on both sides of the ocean to create this enduring symbol of freedom and the fundraisers held by everyday people to build her the pedestal on which she would forever stand in the Hudson Harbor. 40,000 first printing.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Barry Moreno
ISBN-10 9781439659595
Release 2017-02-27
Pages 128
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The world’s most famous sculpture, the Statue of Liberty, Liberty Enlightening the World, rises to a height of 305 feet from the base of her pedestal to the top of the golden flame of her torch. Conceived, designed, and originally built in France, she was unveiled on her new island home in 1886. The postcard trade, still in its infancy, embraced the icon, and Miss Liberty’s commanding figure soon appeared on millions of postcards. In this book, one will see the statue from many angles—profiles, long shots, close-ups, aerials, torch views, and more.



Emma s Poem

Emma s Poem Author Linda Glaser
ISBN-10 9780547768953
Release 2010-04-05
Pages 32
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Give me your tired, your poor Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...Who wrote these words? And why? In 1883, Emma Lazarus, deeply moved by an influx of immigrants from Eastern Europe, wrote a sonnet that was to give voice to the Statue of Liberty. Originally a gift from France to celebrate our shared national struggles for liberty, the Statue, thanks to Emma's poem, slowly came to shape our hearts, defining us as a nation that welcomes and gives refuge to those who come to our shores. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Poetry)



Liberty s Journey

Liberty s Journey Author Kelly DiPucchio
ISBN-10 078681876X
Release 2004-09-01
Pages 32
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Lady Liberty has welcomed immigrants to New York for more than one hundred years-but she's never traveled beyond her island. She's curious to see the country that has become home to the millions who have passed beneath her torch. She wants to go on an old-fashioned road trip! So one foggy morning, the giant Lady tiptoes off her pedestal and begins her journey. Down alleyways, along railroad tracks, through cities and small towns, across deserts, and over mountains, she greets surprised and delighted Americans. The country is as captivating, as Lady Liberty knew it would be, but New Yorkers miss her terribly. How can they persuade her to come home, where she belongs?



Lady Liberty s Holiday

Lady Liberty s Holiday Author Jen Arena
ISBN-10 9780553520675
Release 2016
Pages 40
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When the Statue of Liberty decides she wants to see more of America, she leaves her post in New York to explore.



Liberty s Voice

Liberty s Voice Author Erica Silverman
ISBN-10 9780147511744
Release 2014-05-15
Pages 32
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Portrays the life of the American poet who wrote the poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Edward Berenson
ISBN-10 9780300183283
Release 2012-05-29
Pages 256
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A universally recognized icon, the Statue of Liberty is perhaps the most beloved of all American symbols. Yet no one living in 1885, when the crated monument arrived in New York Harbor, could have foreseen the central place the Statue of Liberty would come to occupy in the American imagination. With the particular insights of a cultural historian and scholar of French history, Edward Berenson tells the little-known stories of the statue's improbable beginnings, transatlantic connections, and the changing meanings it has held for each successive American generation. Berenson begins with the French intellectuals who decided for their own domestic political reasons to pay monumental tribute to American liberty. Without any official backing, they designed the statue, announced the gift, and determined where it should go. The initial American response, not surprisingly, was less than enthusiastic, and the project had to overcome countless difficulties before the statue was at last unveiled to the public in New York Harbor in 1886. The trials of its inception and construction, however, are only half of the story. Berenson shows that the statue's symbolically indistinct, neoclassical form has allowed Americans to interpret its meaning in diverse ways: as representing the emancipation of the slaves, Tocqueville's idea of orderly liberty, opportunity for "huddled masses," and, in the years since 9/11, the freedom and resilience of New York City and the United States in the face of terror.



Lily and Miss Liberty

Lily and Miss Liberty Author Carla Stevens
ISBN-10 0590449206
Release 1993-12-01
Pages 64
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A little girl makes crowns and sells them to help raise money for the pedestal needed for mounting France's gift of the Statue of Liberty to this country.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Charles River Charles River Editors
ISBN-10 1542465168
Release 2017-01-11
Pages 62
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*Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the construction by newspapers and men who worked on the Statue of Liberty *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents "[A] masterpiece of the human spirit [that] endures as a highly potent symbol-inspiring contemplation, debate and protest-of ideals such as liberty, peace, human rights, abolition of slavery, democracy and opportunity." - The UNESCO "Statement of Significance" describing the Statue of Liberty Among America's countless monuments and landmarks, none embody the principles of the nation quite like Lady Liberty, the colossal statue that stands on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. A gift from the French that was built and transported in the late 19th century, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of the United States' guaranty of individual freedom, and its location took on added meaning as it welcomed millions of immigrants sailing across the Atlantic to nearby Ellis Island. As one incoming Greek immigrant remembered, "I saw the Statue of Liberty. And I said to myself, 'Lady, you're such a beautiful! [sic] You opened your arms and you get all the foreigners here. Give me a chance to prove that I am worth it, to do something, to be someone in America.' And always that statue was on my mind." People around the world are instantly familiar with the statue today, whether from seeing pictures or depictions of it or actually visiting it and going inside, but the story of its construction is just as fascinating. Conceived as a monument that would commemorate the crucial alliance between America and France, the statue was a massive undertaking, from fundraising to the construction of the sculpture and a pedestal. The project took several years and a precarious transport of the statue's pieces across the Atlantic to New York, where it was officially dedicated in 1886 and celebrated with a ticker tape parade. Even before that, the statue was so famous on both sides of the Atlantic that the head and torch had been displayed at various exhibits prior to the completion of the statue. Ironically, given the widespread fame of the Statue of Liberty, its history was turbulent and controversial. While those who conceived of the statue had a difficult time securing the funding, there were arguments over where the statue should go, and how everything from the pedestal to the statue itself should be built. In hindsight, it seems like a foregone conclusion that one of America's most famous monuments would be completed, but it would actually take almost 15 years for the Statue of Liberty to be designed, constructed, and completed, and the lion's share of the credit would go not to Americans but to dedicated French artists and engineers who pushed on with the work against major obstacles and heavy odds. The Statue of Liberty: The History and Legacy of America's Most Famous Statue chronicles the design and construction of Lady Liberty. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the Statue of Liberty like never before, in no time at all.



Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green

Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green Author Martha E. H. Rustad
ISBN-10 9781467765831
Release 2014-08-01
Pages 24
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Do you know that the Statue of Liberty hasn't always looked green? Or that the first torch had to be replaced? Lady Liberty has been an important US symbol for more than one hundred years. Join Mrs. Bolt's class as they visit the statue and learn where the statue came from, how she was built, and what American ideas she represents.



Liberty s Torch

Liberty s Torch Author Elizabeth Mitchell
ISBN-10 9780802192554
Release 2014-07-02
Pages 384
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The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, a powerful symbol of freedom and the American dream. For decades, the myth has persisted that the statue was a grand gift from France, but now Liberty's Torch reveals how she was in fact the pet project of one quixotic and visionary French sculptor, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. Bartholdi not only forged this 151-foot-tall colossus in a workshop in Paris and transported her across the ocean, but battled to raise money for the statue and make her a reality. A young sculptor inspired by a trip to Egypt where he saw the pyramids and Sphinx, he traveled to America, carrying with him the idea of a colossal statue of a woman. There he enlisted the help of notable people of the age - including Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Pulitzer, Victor Hugo, Gustave Eiffel, and Thomas Edison - to help his scheme. He also came up with inventive ideas to raise money, including exhibiting the torch at the Phildaelphia world's fair and charging people to climb up inside. While the French and American governments dithered, Bartholdi made the statue a reality by his own entrepreneurship, vision, and determination.



Sketches of the history of man

Sketches of the history of man Author Henry Home (lord Kames.)
ISBN-10 OXFORD:600059222
Release 1807
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Sketches of the history of man has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Sketches of the history of man also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Sketches of the history of man book for free.



What Is the Statue of Liberty

What Is the Statue of Liberty Author Janice Behrens
ISBN-10 053121091X
Release 2009
Pages 24
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Presents information about the Statue of Liberty, including what it represents, where it is located, and where it came from.



Liberty Rising

Liberty Rising Author Pegi Deitz Shea
ISBN-10 0805072209
Release 2005-09-01
Pages 44
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Presents the story behind the Statue of Liberty, examining its design, the process by which it was shipped, its construction, and the purpose of the gift itself.



Little Miss Liberty

Little Miss Liberty Author Chris Robertson
ISBN-10 9781532401862
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 32
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To begin with, her coloring is a little on the green side. Not to mention that she grows a few inches every day. Smart, independent, and a friend to all, when Little Miss Liberty outgrows her classmates, her clothes, her house even her city! she sets out to travel the world. And in the end she finds just the right spot to call her own. Author-artist Chris Robertson has created a humorous yet uplifting story about one of the world's most symbolic monuments. An enjoyable romp and a perfect read-aloud it will entertain even the squirmiest listener and yet in its own way remind us why Lady Liberty is both unique and important.