The Story of the Statue of Liberty
Here is a fascinating and comprehensive history of this beloved American landmark, from the first sketch to the final unveiling celebration.
Since she was erected in New York Harbor in 1886, the Statue of Liberty has welcomed millions of immigrants to the New World, a beautiful symbol of hope and freedom. But the story really begins 15 years earlier, when the French sculptor Frédéric Bartholdi visited New York to plan the statue he would later present to the American people as a gift from France.
This beautiful nonfiction picture book from the Maestros is perfect for sharing at home and in the elementary school classroom. Fitting for units on immigration, national parks, and American history. And perfect for sharing with any kids planning a visit to Ellis Island and/or the Statue of Liberty National Monument in New York harbor.