Stories of the statues

by Newark Museum Association

Publisher: Newark Museum Association in Newark, N.J

Written in English
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Edition Notes

ContributionsDana, John Cotton, 1856-1929
The Physical Object
Pagination7 pts. in 1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25408921M
OCLC/WorldCa12297588

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The Story of the Statue Informational (nonfiction) words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels J and P. On an island in New York Harbor stands a very big, green, famous lady-the Statue of Liberty.

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Drawn with color pencils. Gives students more information on the statue of Describes the creation of the huge statue given by France to the United States and its erection in New York Harbor as a symbol of liberty. Great for grades Read full review.

Once the initial shock faded, the officers knelt behind a lion statue and aimed their weapons at her. “Hands up!” the policeman ordered. The young woman didn’t follow his instructions. Instead, she pointed at the statues and two powerful bolts of lightning struck the lions.

The police divedto the ground to. Buy a cheap copy of The Story of the Statue of Liberty: With book by Joseph Forte. Describes the construction of the Statue of Liberty in France, its transportation to New York City, and dedication in Free Shipping on all orders over $ GREAT book on the statue -- the creation, design, and installation of the statue, as well as her symbolism.

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Free shipping for many products. Product Information. This little book of about words introduces young children to one of America's most beloved symbols of freedom. Children will learn that the statue was a gift from France; that it was shipped across the ocean in pieces and assembled on Bedloe's Island, and that the copper covering is only the thickness of a nickel.

Dedicated on Octothis gift from the people of France has come to sybolize much of what is best about this country and The Story of the Statue of Liberty traces the history, construction, transportation and installation of the monument from beginning to end, all in pop-up and movable illustrations.

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The author explains the building of the statue as well as the purpose. If you had only one book to explain the Statue of Liberty to school age children, I would recommend using "The Story of the Statue of Liberty" by Betsy Maestro and illustrated by Giulio by: 2.

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Ovid was very influential on Western art and literature. The Story of the Statue of Liberty (Rise and Shine) View larger image. By: Giulio Maestro and Betsy Maestro and National Geographic Learning Staff. Pygmalion (/ p ɪ ɡ ˈ m eɪ l i ən /; Ancient Greek: Πυγμαλίων Pugmalíōn, gen.:Πυγμαλίωνος) is a legendary figure of Cyprus in Greek mythology who was a king and a sculptor.

Though Pygmalion is the Greek version of the Phoenician royal name Pumayyaton, he is most familiar from Ovid's narrative poem Metamorphoses, in which Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with. The Statue of Liberty was given to the United States by France, as a symbol of the two countries' friendship.

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In addition to these Seattle stories the book features vignettes about the artists who created the monuments and statues. James A. Wehn, who died inwas the first sculptor of Seattle and is the creator of many of our most recognizable statues.31 “Your Majesty looked, and there before you stood a large statue—an enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance.

32 The head of the statue was made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, 33 its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay.

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