Synopses & Reviews
Celebrate the 125th birthday of our beloved Statue of Liberty with the story of how she came to stand in New York Harbor. Filled with illustrations and all-new photographs, this Step 2 reader tells of how the American icon was sculpted, transported from France, and unveiled 125 years ago.
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.
Engaging, simple text by popular nonfiction writer Lucille Recht Penner details the construction and symbolism of the skyscraper-sized "Lady Liberty," France's unique gift to the United States, who watches over New York Harbor.
About the Author
LUCILLE RECHT PENNER is the author of many nonfiction books for kids, including Dinosaur Babies, Monster Bugs and Twisters! in Random House's Step into Reading program, and Simon & Schuster's well-reviewed Eating the Plates, on early American table manners. Two of her titles were named Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Books.