[[ download Prime ]] Lady Liberty: A BiographyAutor Doreen Rappaport – Hometrainer-tests.de

Rappaport uses a literary device that gives the writing a satisfying emotional immediacymodest voices enlarge the narrative and, at the same time, make itintimateTavares creates images with a pageantlike grandeurNew York Times Book ReviewHeartfeltadds up to a stirring reminder of what Lady Liberty stands forKirkus Reviews starred review Large in scale and monumental in effectBooklist starred review A reverent and passionate portraitSan Francisco ChronicleSpectacular picture bookstunningThe Buffalo NewsA powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detailSoon America will be one hundred years old I share my dream of a birthday giftIt begins inas a romantic idea, but ten years later douard Laboulayes dream catches fire and takes shape Sculptor Auguste Bartholdi gives the dream the form of a lady, holding a torch to enlighten the world Engineers, plasterers, carpenters, coppersmiths many of them immigrants work together to turn the lady into a monument overfeet tall Joseph Pulitzer calls on readers to help fund a pedestal, and hundreds send in nickels, dimes, and even roosters for the cause Doreen Rappaports historically accurate, poetic vignettes and Matt Tavaress magnificent images remind us of the true origins of a national symbol and show that it took a lot of people to make the LadyBack matter includes statue dimensions, a time line, an author note, an illustrator note, sources, and suggestions for further reading