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Lady Liberty|Doreen Rappaport
Lady Liberty : A Biography
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"Tributes to the Statue of Liberty abound, but this one stands out for its unusual approach and powerful illustrations."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later douard Laboulaye's dream catches fire. Sculptor Auguste Bartholdi gives the dream the form of a lady, holding a torch to "enlighten the world." Engineers, plasterers, carpenters, and coppersmiths work together to turn the lady into a monument more than 100 feet tall. Doreen Rappaport's poetic vignettes and Matt Tavares's magnificent images remind us of the origins of a national symbol--and show that it took a lot of people to make the Lady.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780763671150
  • ISBN-10: 0763671150
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: August 2014
  • Dimensions: 9.09 x 5.92 x 0.05 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.33 pounds
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12