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How did 121,000 Americans save their most beloved icon? Here is an inspiring story about the power we have when we all work together! * "This charming history title is a true inspiration for the present. An informative must-have for all libraries." -- School Library Journal, starred review "All rise to this evocative, empowering offering." -- Kirkus Reviews "[A] true tale of How did 121,000 Americans save their most beloved icon? Here is an inspiring story about the power we have when we all work together! * "This charming history title is a true inspiration for the present. An informative must-have for all libraries." -- School Library Journal, starred review "All rise to this evocative, empowering offering." -- Kirkus Reviews "[A] true tale of cooperation among all ages." -- Publishers Weekly On America's 100th birthday, the people of France built a giant gift! It was one of the largest statues the world had ever seen -- and she weighed as much as 40 elephants! And when she arrived on our shores in 250 pieces, she needed a pedestal to hold her up. Few of America's millionaires were willing to foot the bill. Then, Joseph Pulitzer (a poor Hungarian immigrant-cum-newspaper mogul) appealed to his fellow citizens. He invited them to contribute whatever they could, no matter how small an amount, to raise funds to mount this statue. The next day, pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters poured in. Soon, Pulitzer's campaign raised enough money to construct the pedestal. And with the help of everyday Americans (including many thousands of schoolchildren!) the Statue of Liberty rose skyward, torch ablaze, to welcome new immigrants for a life of freedom and opportunity! Chana Stiefel's charming and immediate writing style is perfectly paired with Chuck Groenink's beautiful, slyly humorous illustrations. Back matter with photographs included.


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How did 121,000 Americans save their most beloved icon? Here is an inspiring story about the power we have when we all work together! * "This charming history title is a true inspiration for the present. An informative must-have for all libraries." -- School Library Journal, starred review "All rise to this evocative, empowering offering." -- Kirkus Reviews "[A] true tale of How did 121,000 Americans save their most beloved icon? Here is an inspiring story about the power we have when we all work together! * "This charming history title is a true inspiration for the present. An informative must-have for all libraries." -- School Library Journal, starred review "All rise to this evocative, empowering offering." -- Kirkus Reviews "[A] true tale of cooperation among all ages." -- Publishers Weekly On America's 100th birthday, the people of France built a giant gift! It was one of the largest statues the world had ever seen -- and she weighed as much as 40 elephants! And when she arrived on our shores in 250 pieces, she needed a pedestal to hold her up. Few of America's millionaires were willing to foot the bill. Then, Joseph Pulitzer (a poor Hungarian immigrant-cum-newspaper mogul) appealed to his fellow citizens. He invited them to contribute whatever they could, no matter how small an amount, to raise funds to mount this statue. The next day, pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters poured in. Soon, Pulitzer's campaign raised enough money to construct the pedestal. And with the help of everyday Americans (including many thousands of schoolchildren!) the Statue of Liberty rose skyward, torch ablaze, to welcome new immigrants for a life of freedom and opportunity! Chana Stiefel's charming and immediate writing style is perfectly paired with Chuck Groenink's beautiful, slyly humorous illustrations. Back matter with photographs included.

30 review for Let Liberty Rise!: How America’s Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty

  1. 5 out of 5

    Jasmine from How Useful It Is

    Such a fantastic book! I loved how the author incorporated children's voices into how they felt and what they did. The illustrations were awesome. I loved how smart the kids were dressed back then. I loved the reminder of how kids worked to earn their hard earned money and then to willingly wanted to donate for a good cause. As I read, I reminded my son that it's true, little kids do hold jobs back in the day, unlike today. Definitely a good book, informative enough for kids to know where the St Such a fantastic book! I loved how the author incorporated children's voices into how they felt and what they did. The illustrations were awesome. I loved how smart the kids were dressed back then. I loved the reminder of how kids worked to earn their hard earned money and then to willingly wanted to donate for a good cause. As I read, I reminded my son that it's true, little kids do hold jobs back in the day, unlike today. Definitely a good book, informative enough for kids to know where the Statue of Liberty came from and how it was born through the generosity of the general people. It's interesting that the original color was copper but now through time and weather, it's green! 
Readers will learn that when America celebrated its 100th Birthday, the French presented a gift hard to refuse. This gift represent freedom and friendship between US and France. The gift was a lady named Liberty and she sailed across the Atlantic in 1885 from France to New York. She's too big to travel in one piece so she travelled in 350 pieces stored in 214 crates. But when she arrived in New York, she couldn't stand upright because American have yet to build her a pedestal. The pedestal cost one hundred grand and the wealthy didn't think it was the money worth spending. Until one day... 
Let Liberty Rise! is a great nonfiction read made easy for kids to understand. It's upbeat and exciting to read. The donors were schoolchildren as small as kindergarteners. The kids voices and generosity were contagious. It makes me smile at the kids who saved their candy money to donate and others who donated instead of going to the circus. It's wonderful to have kids read this type of books where they learn of doing something that changes history. I loved the facts at the end of the book! How cool that the sculpture traveled all over US and then decided that New York Bedloe's Island as the gateway to America. Those last few pages were as awesome as the story. I highly recommend everyone to read this book! xoxo, Jasmine at www.howusefulitis.wordpress.com for more details Many thanks to Scholastic for the opportunity to read and review. Please be assured that my opinions are honest.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Amalia Hoffman

    Let Liberty Rise is a celebration of America at its very best! The statue of liberty is a symbol of hope, inclusion and friendship and Chana Steifel’s charming narration reveals the power of simple folks and school children that contributed their efforts and hard earning pennies to raise the $100,000 needed to build the pedestal for Ms. Liberty. The author included wonderful letters written to the editor, Joseph Pulitzer from schoolchildren who emptied their piggy banks and sent the money they ha Let Liberty Rise is a celebration of America at its very best! The statue of liberty is a symbol of hope, inclusion and friendship and Chana Steifel’s charming narration reveals the power of simple folks and school children that contributed their efforts and hard earning pennies to raise the $100,000 needed to build the pedestal for Ms. Liberty. The author included wonderful letters written to the editor, Joseph Pulitzer from schoolchildren who emptied their piggy banks and sent the money they have saved to go to the circus or buy candy. The illustrations by Chuck Groenink are beautifully rendered with details of Ms. Liberty’s many parts (350 parts in all...) This story will inspire young readers in its message that each person can make a difference. The timeline, afterward and photographs make this a valuable source for classroom discussions.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Karen Rostoker-Gruber

    Fascinating read--especially for these divided times! I had no idea what it took to build the Statue of Liberty: that it came to America in 350 pieces, in 214 crates, but without a pedestal for her to stand on. An immigrant (Joseph Pulitzer) became the brains behind raising the money for building her a pedestal and schoolchildren and regular people (not millionaires) sent in their hard-earned pennies and nickels in order to get it done. Wow! It really goes to show children that every penny makes Fascinating read--especially for these divided times! I had no idea what it took to build the Statue of Liberty: that it came to America in 350 pieces, in 214 crates, but without a pedestal for her to stand on. An immigrant (Joseph Pulitzer) became the brains behind raising the money for building her a pedestal and schoolchildren and regular people (not millionaires) sent in their hard-earned pennies and nickels in order to get it done. Wow! It really goes to show children that every penny makes a difference.

  4. 4 out of 5

    Liza Wiemer

    This beautifully written and illustrated picture book tells the story of how Mr. Pulitzer's plea to raise funds to erect Lady Liberty will be an inspiration to children. It shows how THEIR contributions matter and can have a lasting impact on this world. Many themes can be discussed with this book: liberty, freedom, immigration, fundraising, empowerment are just a few. Highly recommend! This beautifully written and illustrated picture book tells the story of how Mr. Pulitzer's plea to raise funds to erect Lady Liberty will be an inspiration to children. It shows how THEIR contributions matter and can have a lasting impact on this world. Many themes can be discussed with this book: liberty, freedom, immigration, fundraising, empowerment are just a few. Highly recommend!

  5. 5 out of 5

    Mutually Inclusive

    Did you know that the Statue of Liberty was almost abandoned before it was erected in New York Harbor in 1886? I have to be honest, I didn’t know the amazing story behind Lady Liberty until I read Let Liberty Rise by Chana Stiefel. This wonderful picture book tells us the history behind this iconic statue, and how it came to be one the most visited National Monuments in the United States. For America’s 100th birthday in 1885, France gifted Lady Liberty, sending all 350 pieces of the statue neatly Did you know that the Statue of Liberty was almost abandoned before it was erected in New York Harbor in 1886? I have to be honest, I didn’t know the amazing story behind Lady Liberty until I read Let Liberty Rise by Chana Stiefel. This wonderful picture book tells us the history behind this iconic statue, and how it came to be one the most visited National Monuments in the United States. For America’s 100th birthday in 1885, France gifted Lady Liberty, sending all 350 pieces of the statue neatly packed into 214 crates to an island we now call Liberty Island. BUT funds ran out for the massive pedestal that would be needed for the statue to stand on. When Americans (including the richest millionaires) seemed disinterested in paying the bill, one man stepped forward with a solution. Joseph Pulitzer, a Jewish Hungarian immigrant, offered to print the name of every person who donated to the pedestal fund in his newspaper, The New York World. Americans everywhere took him up on that offer, whether they were factory workers, immigrants, mothers, or children; 120,000 donors made it possible to fund the pedestal. Chana Stiefel flawlessly blends the historical facts and figures with an entertaining narrative to tell this amazing story. Combined with the fun illustrations by Chuck Groenink, Let Liberty Rise is a fantastic history lesson for young readers that feels incredibly relevant given the division in America today. I would like to thank Scholastic for generously sending me another review copy of another fantastic book. Blog | Instagram | Facebook | Goodreads | Storygraph

  6. 4 out of 5

    Leslie Lindsay

    Fascinating and inspiring tale of how the American people came together to crowd-fund one of America's biggest icons, the Statue of Liberty. I LOVED this book! LET LIBERRTY RISE: How America's Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty (Scholastic, March 2 2021) by Chana Stiefel (with warm, tender illustrations by Chuck Groenink) is an equally gorgeous, inspiring tale rooted in history and goodwill. I seriously cannot love this book any more. This book is a gem. The writing is smart and th Fascinating and inspiring tale of how the American people came together to crowd-fund one of America's biggest icons, the Statue of Liberty. I LOVED this book! LET LIBERRTY RISE: How America's Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty (Scholastic, March 2 2021) by Chana Stiefel (with warm, tender illustrations by Chuck Groenink) is an equally gorgeous, inspiring tale rooted in history and goodwill. I seriously cannot love this book any more. This book is a gem. The writing is smart and thoughtful, with obvious research and attention-to-detail, as are the illustrations. I learned so much about the American icon in this children's book than I think I've learned about it through the course of my life. Seriously. I knew it was a gift from the people of France, but I didn't realize it came to America in so many pieces (350, to be exact), that it weighed more than 40 elephants, and that the pedestal was to be created by the people of America. At first, Americans were disappointed and angry. The French wanted to provide a gift, but Americans had to pony up nearly $2.6 million bucks (in today's worth) for a pedestal. That's no gift! But! Joseph Pulitzer, a newspaper man--and immigrant himself--had a delightful and smart idea: let the American public chip in and 'own' the pedestal. He said everyone who contributed *anything* at all toward the fund, whether a penny or nickel or dollars, he would publish their names in the paper. People did. Farmers and schoolchildren, office boys, mothers and fathers, rich, and poor, they all did. There was no class distinction, no race differences, nothing. You just had to send in money and your name would be printed. I read this book to my two daughters--who are way too old to be the intended audience (which I would guess is ages 5-9)--and they loved it. I got goosebumps and a little teary-eyed. LET LIBERTY RISE is a charming and deeply moving book. I loved every moment of it. Great for all libraries, history classrooms, more. For all my reviews, including author interviews, please see: www.leslielindsay.com|Always with a Book Special thanks to Scholastic for this review copy. All thoughts are my own.

  7. 4 out of 5

    Christy

    Let Liberty Rise! How America’s Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty is an inspiring story for children from 6 to 106! We live in an age where history is being cancelled. I have strong opinions about that. Just because something happened in the past doesn’t mean it didn’t happen! Hopefully many of those things wouldn’t happen today, but “cancelling” them doesn’t erase them. We learn from history (or we used to at least). Hopefully no one ever decides that the Statue of Liberty should Let Liberty Rise! How America’s Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty is an inspiring story for children from 6 to 106! We live in an age where history is being cancelled. I have strong opinions about that. Just because something happened in the past doesn’t mean it didn’t happen! Hopefully many of those things wouldn’t happen today, but “cancelling” them doesn’t erase them. We learn from history (or we used to at least). Hopefully no one ever decides that the Statue of Liberty should be cancelled….let’s hope common sense begins to reign again before that happens. Hopefully you’re old enough to have been taught about the history of the Statue of Liberty, but if you haven’t, here’s a little background. Lady Liberty was a gift from France. The French helped the USA gain our independence, and this was a gift to us in celebration of our freedom. At the time, the French had yet to be afforded the liberties those in the United States had. It was an amazing, generous gift paid for by French citizens. However, in order to erect the Statue of Liberty, the USA needed to provide a platform large enough to hold the weight. And that’s where this story begins! I was very moved by this story. Since America’s millionaires didn’t want to help pay for the platform, Joseph Pulitzer called on the “common” people to contribute to the cause. And whether they donated a penny or a dollar, those who donated would have his or her name printed in his newspaper. We know where the story goes because we can see Lady Liberty standing in New York harbor today! Though we may not have much, we can bet that we have more than most…and even a little bit can make a difference. We can see it in this story. Let Liberty Rise! is beautifully illustrated with illustrations that help bring the story to life. As with many children’s nonfiction books, this book has lots of extra information included in the back. I can’t recommend this book enough. It is just what your kids need to hear. I’m proud to be an American and grateful for the liberties I have. Let’s never take them for granted.

  8. 4 out of 5

    Tiffany

    Colorful and educational, Let Liberty Rise! tells the story of the Statue of Liberty’s arrival to the United States. It sheds light on a little known story of the families and children that helped play a role in the campaign to raise money for the pedestal on which the Statue is to be erected. The books starts during the joyful news of Lady Liberty that’s a beautiful gift from France but she also weighs 40 tons! When she arrives in the United States, the realization hits that she needs a pedesta Colorful and educational, Let Liberty Rise! tells the story of the Statue of Liberty’s arrival to the United States. It sheds light on a little known story of the families and children that helped play a role in the campaign to raise money for the pedestal on which the Statue is to be erected. The books starts during the joyful news of Lady Liberty that’s a beautiful gift from France but she also weighs 40 tons! When she arrives in the United States, the realization hits that she needs a pedestal but no one wants to foot the bill. Enter Joesph Pulitzer who appeals to the citizens of the United States to donate whatever they could. People from all over including children donated pennies, dimes and nickels and soon there was enough money to build a pedestal for Lady Liberty to stand on! This is a great book to read with children because there’s a main story and then separate thought bubbles to express what the characters are thinking or feeling. I also appreciated just how diverse the characters are and loved seeing the Black family at the dinner table listening to the father read about the Statue. The colors used are soft and soothing and the little details like appropriate attire for the era make the story come to life. Included in the book is a timeline that takes readers through the Statue of Liberties milestones, from the idea of Lady Liberty to the recent closure to COVID. Also included is a bibliography for additional books and websites that readers can access for more information on this historic landmark.

  9. 5 out of 5

    Rosie

    I truly enjoyed this book! As a French speaker, an immigrant, and a fan of both French and American cultures, I've always been fascinated by the story of how the Statue of Liberty came to be, but I learned so much more from this book! It's amazing to know how it took so many people, across two nations, coming together to create, build, pack and transport this gift, and then more people pitching in to complete the project. Now I love the inspiring story behind that national monument even more. "T I truly enjoyed this book! As a French speaker, an immigrant, and a fan of both French and American cultures, I've always been fascinated by the story of how the Statue of Liberty came to be, but I learned so much more from this book! It's amazing to know how it took so many people, across two nations, coming together to create, build, pack and transport this gift, and then more people pitching in to complete the project. Now I love the inspiring story behind that national monument even more. "There she stood, tall and proud, the Statue of Liberty, America's symbol of freedom and hope." Warm colors and engaging illustrations add to the inspirational mood of the story. Rich backmatter provides lots of additional information, pictures, and resources. I definitely recommend this book for every home and school library!

  10. 5 out of 5

    Michelle Schaub

    Chana Stiefel does a great job weaving together fascinating facts and a compelling narrative to tell the tale of Joseph Pulitzer’s ingenious plan to rally Americans from all walks of life to raise money for the pedestal on which Lady Liberty would stand. Chuck Groenink’s bright Illustrations give readers a close-up look at the statue’s construction, from “the tips of her toes to the rays of her crown.” I also love the underlying message that little actions add up, or as one child who donated 60 Chana Stiefel does a great job weaving together fascinating facts and a compelling narrative to tell the tale of Joseph Pulitzer’s ingenious plan to rally Americans from all walks of life to raise money for the pedestal on which Lady Liberty would stand. Chuck Groenink’s bright Illustrations give readers a close-up look at the statue’s construction, from “the tips of her toes to the rays of her crown.” I also love the underlying message that little actions add up, or as one child who donated 60 cents said, “drops make an ocean.”

  11. 5 out of 5

    Erin Buhr

    Did you know that the US built the platform that the Statue of Liberty stands on? Did you know that Americans weren't delighted by this gift and didn't want to help? Did you know that school children and other American citizens saved the day? I had zero idea that any of this had happened. This true story is so empowering and fascinating. It made me look at the Statue of Liberty in a whole new way. A fascinating look at not only history, but how children played a role in shaping something we all Did you know that the US built the platform that the Statue of Liberty stands on? Did you know that Americans weren't delighted by this gift and didn't want to help? Did you know that school children and other American citizens saved the day? I had zero idea that any of this had happened. This true story is so empowering and fascinating. It made me look at the Statue of Liberty in a whole new way. A fascinating look at not only history, but how children played a role in shaping something we all take for granted.

  12. 4 out of 5

    Cara BookShelfMomma

    “A young girl sent in 60 cents. “I wish I could make it $60,000,” she wrote, “but drops make an ocean.” I loved this heartwarming story about how the American people (including so many kids), even the poorest of poor came together to donate their money to build a pedestal for Lady Liberty to stand a top of. It is a wonderful story of how many children banned together and sacrificed for our country to display a symbol of freedom for everyone entering the harbor to see. Very well written, I love f “A young girl sent in 60 cents. “I wish I could make it $60,000,” she wrote, “but drops make an ocean.” I loved this heartwarming story about how the American people (including so many kids), even the poorest of poor came together to donate their money to build a pedestal for Lady Liberty to stand a top of. It is a wonderful story of how many children banned together and sacrificed for our country to display a symbol of freedom for everyone entering the harbor to see. Very well written, I love finding out things about American history I didn’t know. The illustrations are so beautiful.

  13. 5 out of 5

    Bookish

    A nice story, with its focus on the school children's contributions. Pair with Saving Lady Liberty Joseph Pulitzer's Fight For the Statue of Liberty and then, of course, Her Right Foot. A nice story, with its focus on the school children's contributions. Pair with Saving Lady Liberty Joseph Pulitzer's Fight For the Statue of Liberty and then, of course, Her Right Foot.

  14. 5 out of 5

    Susan

    Years ago, I visited the Statue of Liberty and even climbed to the top of the torch. I was in awe of the size, as well as learning it was a birthday gift from the people of France when the United State celebrated its 100th birthday. I was amazed to read the description of the statue’s journey across the Atlantic Ocean after it was packed into 350 crates and stuffed into the hull of a ship. What I don’t remember learning that day was how the pedestal for the statue came to be; the story of how th Years ago, I visited the Statue of Liberty and even climbed to the top of the torch. I was in awe of the size, as well as learning it was a birthday gift from the people of France when the United State celebrated its 100th birthday. I was amazed to read the description of the statue’s journey across the Atlantic Ocean after it was packed into 350 crates and stuffed into the hull of a ship. What I don’t remember learning that day was how the pedestal for the statue came to be; the story of how the country came together to erect the giant footstool for our beloved statue. This is that story. The colorful and cheerful illustrations and just the right amount of text help to tell this story which is so important to our history; a story of the wonderful things that can happen when people of all ages work together to solve a problem. In this case, how 120,000 donors came together to raise the $100,000 needed to build the anchor for the statue so that it would always be strong enough to greet the immigrants for years to come. The back matter tells us even more facts about the statue, along with a timeline and photographs of each step taken to erect The Statue of Liberty. It’s available now.

  15. 5 out of 5

    Mic

    What an interesting, important, and well-written book! The story behind our Statue Of Liberty is one that needs to be read in every classroom, so kids can see how important each person's contribution is, and the power of working together. I highly recommend this book to parents, teachers, and librarians for readers of all ages. What an interesting, important, and well-written book! The story behind our Statue Of Liberty is one that needs to be read in every classroom, so kids can see how important each person's contribution is, and the power of working together. I highly recommend this book to parents, teachers, and librarians for readers of all ages.

  16. 5 out of 5

    Matt Forrest Esenwine

    Don't think kids are capable of doing grand things? Steifel's book will show you otherwise! In her easy-to-read true story that's engaging but never didactic, the author shows how Americans came together - including LOTS of schoolchildren! - to give the Statue of Liberty her necessary pedestal. A great storytime read as well as something beneficial in teaching American history. Don't think kids are capable of doing grand things? Steifel's book will show you otherwise! In her easy-to-read true story that's engaging but never didactic, the author shows how Americans came together - including LOTS of schoolchildren! - to give the Statue of Liberty her necessary pedestal. A great storytime read as well as something beneficial in teaching American history.

  17. 4 out of 5

    Ariel

    An incredible true story of how schoolchildren across the U.S. contributed to funding the pedestal for the Statute of Liberty. Young readers will be inspired to see what kids their own age were able to accomplish! I loved the timeless feel of the illustrations and informative back matter.

  18. 5 out of 5

    Nicole

    I'm a grown adult and never knew that money was raised for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal. A great read for kids and adults alike! The real pictures and timeline at the back of the book are great resources. A wonderful addition to any library. I'm a grown adult and never knew that money was raised for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal. A great read for kids and adults alike! The real pictures and timeline at the back of the book are great resources. A wonderful addition to any library.

  19. 5 out of 5

    Kathleen Doherty

    This true story is uplifting and empowering. This book would be a perfect gift for any child or elementary teacher. By reading this book, kids would learn an important piece of history and would discover what can be accomplished when people work together.

  20. 5 out of 5

    Robin

    Inspiring story of how children and adults across the nation worked and saved to donate towards the construction of the base of the Statue of Liberty 🗽

  21. 5 out of 5

    Brenda Kahn

    Fascinating picture book about how the Statue of Liberty wouldn't have been built without the efforts of American school children and Joseph Pulitzer. Fascinating picture book about how the Statue of Liberty wouldn't have been built without the efforts of American school children and Joseph Pulitzer.

  22. 4 out of 5

    Lauren Kerstein

    LET LIBERTY RISE! is a stunning, resonant, important book! I absolutely loved the marriage of the text with the illustrations. I highly recommend this important and wonderful book to all!

  23. 4 out of 5

    Laurie Wallmark

    This book tells the fascinating story of how the iconic Statue of Liberty almost wasn't erected, but was saved by contributions from children and adults across the nation. This book tells the fascinating story of how the iconic Statue of Liberty almost wasn't erected, but was saved by contributions from children and adults across the nation.

  24. 4 out of 5

    Melachrinos Family

    Such a great book that shows how when people ban together even a small effort can create big change.

  25. 5 out of 5

    Evelyn Bookless

    What a truly outstanding book. Let Liberty Rise! is the story of how ordinary American people, including many children, raised the funds needed to finish the pedestal and erect the Statue of Liberty, that was gifted to America by France. I was fascinated to discover this nugget of history, previously unknown to me, and which brings an even greater significance to the iconic Statue of Liberty. Children will be inspired to learn that other children were part of the fund-raising efforts, and generou What a truly outstanding book. Let Liberty Rise! is the story of how ordinary American people, including many children, raised the funds needed to finish the pedestal and erect the Statue of Liberty, that was gifted to America by France. I was fascinated to discover this nugget of history, previously unknown to me, and which brings an even greater significance to the iconic Statue of Liberty. Children will be inspired to learn that other children were part of the fund-raising efforts, and generously gave what they could to help finish the project. This book shows what communities can do when they join together to achieve a common goal. That message feels more important today than ever. The illustrations are stunning, particularly the double spread of fully finished Lady Liberty. The backmatter is filled with interesting information including a time line of events and some further facts about the Lady Liberty. This story would make a great addition to any school or home library. It is a really excellent tribute to all those who gave what they could and how their efforts led to the welcome of all who sailed into New York for the first time.

  26. 5 out of 5

    Eme87

  27. 4 out of 5

    Helen Ishmurzin

  28. 5 out of 5

    Emily Wayne

  29. 4 out of 5

    Jennifer

  30. 5 out of 5

    REK

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