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Title:
The Statue of Liberty
Author:
Landau, Elaine.
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Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Briefly tells the story of the Statue of Liberty, from when the idea was born, how the statue was built, and information about the creator.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1070 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 1.0 76855.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 7.8 5 Quiz: 34538 Guided reading level: W.
ISBN:
9780516242330
Format :
Book

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Briefly tells the story of the Statue of Liberty, from when the idea was born, how the statue was built, and information about the creator.


Author Notes

Elaine Landau Elaine Landau has received her Bachelor's in English and Journalism and her Master's in Library and Information Sciences. She has written over 185 books, most of them non-fiction children's books on subjects such as earth science, planets, the supernatural, dinosaurs, ancient civilizations, ecology and contemporary issues.

Landau's books have won the American Association for the Advancement of Science: "Science Books and Film" Best Children's Science Booklist, as well as The New York Public Library Books for the Teenage, the New Jersey Institute of Technology Award and VOYA's Nonfiction Honor List.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

1 A Special Statue for a Special Place: Why was the Statue of Liberty a good fit for the young United States?p. 7
2 The Big Idea: How do you wrap a 450,000-pound gift?p. 13
Symbols of Freedom: What is Lady Liberty trying to say?p. 16
3 Making the Dream Come True: Sure we'd like a statue-but who will pay for it?p. 18
4 Building the Statue: Who needs a jigsaw puzzle when you have a statue?p. 23
5 Liberty on Display: How do you build a giant sculpture and ship it across the ocean?p. 29
6 Liberty Lives On: She stands all day long! Doesn't she ever get tired?p. 37
True Statisticsp. 43
Resourcesp. 44
Important Wordsp. 46
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48