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Saving Lady Liberty : Joseph Pulitzer's fight for the Statue of Liberty / Claudia Friddell ; illustrated by Stacy Innerst.

Friddell, Claudia. (Author). Innerst, Stacy, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Valley Community Library JUV 92 PULITZE (Text) 50690011221865 Children's Area Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781684371303
  • ISBN: 1684371309
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, 2020.

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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.
Subject: Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911 > Juvenile literature.
Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) > Juvenile literature.
Fund raising > Juvenile literature.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.).
New York (N.Y.) > Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.).
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.
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