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Author Friddell, Claudia.

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

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, 2020.
©2020
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 95th Street Juvenile Biography  J BIO PULITZER    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Biography  J BIO PULITZER    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Biography  J BIO PULITZER    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Audience NC1130L Lexile
Note NC1130L Lexile
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary 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.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Fund raising -- Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
Picture books.
Added Author Innerst, Stacy, illustrator.
ISBN 9781684371303 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1684371309 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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