The Statue of Liberty
By Lucille Recht Penner
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780679869283, 32pp.)
Publication Date: July 10, 1995
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Celebrate the 125th birthday of our beloved Statue of Liberty with the story of how she came to stand in New York Harbor. Filled with illustrations and all-new photographs, this Step 2 reader tells of how the American icon was sculpted, transported from France, and unveiled 125 years ago.
LUCILLE RECHT PENNER is the author of many nonfiction books for kids, including Dinosaur Babies, Monster Bugs and Twisters! in Random House's Step into Reading program, and Simon & Schuster's well-reviewed Eating the Plates, on early American table manners. Two of her titles were named Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Books.