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Author Mann, Elizabeth, 1948-

Title Statue of Liberty : a Wonders of the world book : Liberty, enlightening the world / by Elizabeth Mann ; with illustrations by Alan Witschonke.

Imprint New York : Mikaya Press ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Distributed in Noth America by Firefly Books, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 974.71 MAN    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 974.71 MAN    Available
Description 47 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 26 x 27 cm.
Series A wonder of the world book
Mann, Elizabeth, 1948- Wonders of the world book.
Note "The Statue of Liberty, 1886-2011, 125 years"--Dust cover.
Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [48]) and index.
Summary The Statue of Liberty pays homage to what is best about America, but it was the idea of two Frenchmen who lived under the harsh rule of Emperor Napoleon III. Edouard Laboulaye and Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi wanted to remind their countrymen that tyranny is not inevitable, that citizens have rights which no government can take from them. It took two decades of planning, fundraising, and building for their dreams to cross the ocean And now the statue inspires people all over the world..
Subject Laboulaye, Édouard, 1811-1883 -- Juvenile literature.
Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904 -- Juvenile literature.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Monuments -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Witschonke, Alan, 1953- ill.
Cover Title Statue of Liberty : a tale of two countries
ISBN 9781931414432 (hbk.) : $22.95
1931414432 (hbk.)

 
    
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