What Is the Statue of Liberty

What Is the Statue of Liberty Author Joan Holub
ISBN-10 9780698171930
Release 2014-05-29
Pages 112
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In 1876, France decided to give the United States a very big and very special present--the Statue of Liberty. The gift was to commemorate the 100th birthday of the United States, and just packing it was no small feat--350 pieces in 214 crates shipped across the ocean. The story of how the 111-foot-tall lady took her place in the New York Harbor will fascinate young readers.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Barry Moreno
ISBN-10 073853689X
Release 2004
Pages 128
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The Statue of Liberty is an awesome visual journey that begins with the fantastic proposal of a French professor to give the United States a monument to commemorate the Revolutionary War alliance between the thirteen colonies and France. It documents the gift's taking symbolic form of the ancient goddess of liberty and its designation as the tallest metal statue in the world. Highlights include Liberty's construction history, her changing symbolism over the years, and her use in popular advertising and political activism. Her upraised arm has saluted scores of ships as they have passed by. Her dignity has welcomed Americans returning home from foreign parts and has given hope to newcomers seeking a fresh beginning in the land of liberty.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Edward Berenson
ISBN-10 9780300149500
Release 2012-05-29
Pages 229
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Describes the obstacles that stood in the way of the Statue of Liberty's journey from France to the United States and then explores how the statue's meaning has changed over the years.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Lucille Recht Penner
ISBN-10 9780307560148
Release 2010-05-26
Pages 32
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Over 125 years ago our beloved Statue of Liberty made its way to New York Harbor. This Step 2 non-fiction reader uses illustrations and all-new photographs to tell the story of how Lady Liberty was sculpted, transported from France, unveiled, and made into an American icon. From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Marc Tyler Nobleman
ISBN-10 0736816321
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 24
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Discusses the history of the Statue of Liberty, its designer, its construction, its location, and its importance as a symbol of the United States.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Jill Braithwaite
ISBN-10 9780761360520
Release 2010-08-01
Pages 32
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Introduces the Statue of Liberty and explains how it was built, what it is made of, the symbolism behind it, and includes interesting facts.



Enlightening the World

Enlightening the World Author Yasmin Sabina Khan
ISBN-10 0801448514
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 231
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A history of the Statue of Liberty that discusses the design of the sculpture, the people who created it, and the events in France and the United States that influenced them.



Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green

Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green Author Martha E. H. Rustad
ISBN-10 9781467747745
Release 2014-11-01
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.



Statue of Liberty The

Statue of Liberty  The Author Danielle S. Hammelef
ISBN-10 9781410881212
Release 2006-01-01
Pages
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In this book, learn about the history and symbolism of the Statue of Liberty.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Cara Sutherland
ISBN-10 0760738904
Release 2003
Pages 128
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Presents a behind-the-scenes look at this iconic landmark, recounts the fascinating history of the statue and explore her impact on multiple generations.



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.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Anne Hempstead
ISBN-10 1403470049
Release 2006
Pages 32
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Describes the reason the Statue of Liberty was built, what its design symbolizes, how it was built and assembled, and the historical significance behind the national monument.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Marvin Trachtenberg
ISBN-10 UOM:39015007556494
Release 1977
Pages 224
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The Statue of Liberty has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Statue of Liberty also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Statue of Liberty book for free.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Alison Eldridge
ISBN-10 0766040615
Release 2012-04-01
Pages 24
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"Discover what the Statue of Liberty symbolizes"--Provided by publisher.



The Story of the Statue of Liberty

The Story of the Statue of Liberty Author Betsy Maestro
ISBN-10 0688087469
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.



The Story of the Statue of Liberty

The Story of the Statue of Liberty Author Xavier Niz
ISBN-10 0736868828
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 32
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"In graphic novel format, tells the story of the building of the Statue of Liberty"--Provided by publisher.



The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Author Christian Blanchet
ISBN-10 9781936529971
Release 2017-01-25
Pages 215
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Introduction by David McCullough The first truly comprehensive history of America's most compelling symbol, the Statue of Liberty, is the result of more than three years of research. The authors, Christian Blanchet and Bernard Dard, sought out original sources, interviewed over 1,000 people, and combed through more than 100 museums, collections, and libraries to compile this definitive history. Here is the little-known story of the statue's origins and the people who brought it to completion – such as Édouard de Laboulaye, who wanted to give the United States a gift that would both commemorate a friendship and make a political statement, engineering genius Gustave Eiffel, and above all, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, the visionary sculptor who gave form to the idea of this colossal statue. A consummate entrepreneur, politician, and fundraiser, Bartholdi almost single-handedly sold his idea to a skeptical, and at times, unfriendly American public, who would later come to idolize his statue as a symbol of freedom and acceptance.