Her Right Foot

Her Right Foot

Book - 2017
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In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and 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 powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation. Can you believe that?
Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, 2017
ISBN: 9781452162812
Call Number: j973 EGGE
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Harris, Shawn (Artist),- Illustrator


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Do you think the Statue of Liberty is standing still, lifting her lamp to welcome people to our shores? Her right foot tells us she’s on the move—but where, and why? This beautiful book has some surprising answers.

The Statue of Liberty's right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

An entertaining take on The Statue of Liberty's history, this book focuses in on a seemingly small and overlooked feature of Lady Liberty - her right foot in mid-stride - and includes all of us in the tale of social justice, equity, and inclusion.

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JCLEmilyD May 15, 2018

This book tells the story of the Statue of Liberty in such a lovely way!

Mar 06, 2018

Done really well, I enjoyed reading it as much as my 5 year old did. It is interesting without being boring and inspires you to want to see the statue.

PimaLib_TeneciaP Feb 20, 2018

Did you know the name of the boat that transported the pieces of the Statue of Liberty was called the Isère? Did you know that the Statue of Libery was brown for about thirty five years? What about her right foot? Did you notice anything unique about it?

I learned so many interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty that I never knew before! I'm more excited than ever to see her in person.


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Feb 09, 2018

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