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Shea, Therese

Summary: American landmarks sometimes evoke more than their original intent. For example, the Statue of Liberty was a gift symbolizing the friendship between France and the United States, but it became a welcoming monument to millions of immigrants heading to Ellis Island. This beautifully designed book offers numerous intriguing facts about American landmarks, including the Washington Monument, Statue...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 SHE

Belot, Robert

Summary: Timed to publish with the opening of the Statue of Liberty Museum, this is Lady Liberty's untold story of her building, restoration, and iconic place in the world as brought to life through the fascinating lens of archival images, ephemera from the museum's collection, and today's most compelling photography--restored and resplendent against the New York City skyline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 BEL

Hanson, Anders

Summary: Teaches kids about the freedom to vote, of religion, to choose where to live, of speech, and to learn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.44 HAN

Boyack, Connor

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Children are often taught that government protects our life, liberty, and property, but could it be true that some laws actually allow people to hurt us and take our things? Join Ethan and Emily Tuttle as they learn about property, pirates, and plunder. With the help of their neighbor Fred, the twins will need to figure out what they can do to stop the bad guys in government!"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Libertas Press 2014

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Summary: "For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and a refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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Kent, Deborah.

Summary: Examines the history of the famous statue, including its origin as a gift from France and its construction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.7 KEN

Schuh, Mari C.

Summary: "Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces the Statue of Liberty to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellwether Media 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 SCH

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cadillac Area Genealogical Society 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.577467 WEX

Drummond, Allan.

Summary: Describes the unveiling of the Statue of Liberty and its importance as a symbol of freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Foster Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Drumm

Blanchet, Christian.

Summary: A history of the statue including its origins and the people who brought it to completion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Heritage 1985

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 974.71 BLA

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CUR

Kollin, Dani.

Summary: After the world's economic collapse, civilization requires the incorporation of every individual at birth and most people spend most of their lives gaining control of the majority of their own shares, but the arrival of a cryogenically preserved man from the 21st century, who's obviously unincorporated, ceates a social anomaly.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KOL

Bauer, Marion Dane.

Summary: An introduction to the Statue of Liberty explains how it was built, what it is made of, and the symbolism behind it, and provides interesting facts pertaining to this wonder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.7 BAU

Deady, Kathleen W.

Summary: This book discusses the history of the Statue of Liberty, describing the statue's construction, its location, and its importance to the people of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.7 DEA

Gray, John

Summary: In The Soul of the Marionette, his brilliantly enjoyable and freewheeling book, John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic, and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 123 GRA

Raposo, Joe.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Jonico Music & Casa David 1985

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: In the summer of 1979, two East German families attempt the impossible. In a makeshift hot-air balloon, they risk their lives and fly towards West Germany with hopes of freedom and a better life. Unfortunately, the balloon crash-lands just before they reach the West German border and the Stasi soon discover evidence of the attempted escape. In a nerve-wracking race against the clock, the two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Jango-Cohen, Judith.

Summary: An introduction to the history of the Liberty Bell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.811 JAN

Shamir, Ruby

Summary: "A kid-friendly history of the concept of freedom in the U.S"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2020

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Shapiro, Mary J.

Summary: Panoramas, cross sections, and diagrams provide a detailed portrayal of the construction of the Statue of Liberty, one of the nineteenth century's greatest engineering feats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1985

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.71 SHA

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.71 SHA

Summary: "From more than a thousand pamphlets published on both sides of the Atlantic during the period [of 1764-1776], acclaimed historian Gordon S. Wood has selected thirty-nine of the most influential and emblematic to reveal as never before how this momentous revolution unfolded. Here, in the first volume of a two-volume set, are nineteen works from the trans-Atlantic debate triggered by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 AME

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHE

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 974.71 Eggers 2018

Fears, J. Rufus

Summary: Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma presents lectures concerning the history of freedom from ancient civilization to the twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 HIS
Call number: DVD 909 HIS PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 HIS PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 HIS PART 3

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