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Her Right Foot - Dave Eggers
Her Right Foot
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"A friendly reminder of how America can be at its best." – Entertainment WeeklyIf you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her?She's in New York.She's holding a torch.And she's in mid-stride, moving forward.But why?In this fascinating... show more
"A friendly reminder of how America can be at its best." – Entertainment WeeklyIf you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her?She's in New York.She's holding a torch.And she's in mid-stride, moving forward.But why?In this fascinating and fun take on nonfiction, 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 of an entire country's creation."I want to hold this book in one hand and a torch in the other and stand on an island someplace so everyone can see." – Lemony Snicket"Eggers's crucial and timely re-examination makes Liberty an active participant in a debate that is more contentious than ever." – Publishers Weekly, starred reviewSix Starred ReviewsA Junior Library Guild selection
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781452162812 (1452162816)
ASIN: 1452162816
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Pages no: 104
Edition language: English
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5.0 Her Right Foot
What a fabulous children’s book! I will start off by saying that the pages in this informational book are thick and they feel like they will last for many years. I enjoyed the busy, colorful illustrations that feature many diverse individuals. It is a wonderful novel that gives its readers interesti...
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