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Saving Lady Liberty : Joseph Pulitzer's fight for the Statue of Liberty

Author: Claudia Friddell; Stacy Innerst
Publisher: New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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When Joseph Pulitzer first saw the Statue of Liberty's head in Paris, he shared sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's dream of seeing France's gift of friendship stand in the New York harbor. Pulitzer loved words, and the word he loved best was liberty. Frustrated that many, especially wealthy New Yorkers, were not interested in paying for the statue's needed pedestal, Pulitzer used his newspaper, the New York World, to call  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Picture books
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Joseph Pulitzer; Joseph Pulitzer; Joseph Pulitzer
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Friddell; Stacy Innerst
ISBN: 9781684371303 1684371309
OCLC Number: 1152894499
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Claudia Friddell ; illustrated by Stacy Innerst.

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When Joseph Pulitzer first saw the Statue of Liberty's head in Paris, he shared sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's dream of seeing France's gift of friendship stand in the New York harbor. Pulitzer loved words, and the word he loved best was liberty. Frustrated that many, especially wealthy New Yorkers, were not interested in paying for the statue's needed pedestal, Pulitzer used his newspaper, the New York World, to call on all Americans to contribute. Claudia Friddell's text and Stacy Innerst's illustrations capture this inspiring story of how one immigrant brought together young and old, rich and poor, to raise funds for the completion of a treasured national monument.

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