The Copper Lady

From the Series On My Own History

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The boat creaked and moaned as the storm’s waves smashed into the ship. Down in the hold, Andre‚ sat between crates that held the great copper lady, the Statue of Liberty. They were on their way to America, but would the storm that raged prevent them from getting there? Given to the people of the United States in 1885 by the people of France as a symbol of friendship between the two countries, the Statue of Liberty has come to symbolize freedom, liberty, and hope to all that see her. In this thrilling tale, learn what might have happened during the statue’s stormy trip to America.

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978-0-87614-960-7
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978-0-8225-8931-0
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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 1997
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 1997-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.5
BISACS JNF025200, JNF007000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 630
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 47178
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and Websites

Reviews

Booklist

“Young readers will be fascinated as they discover this interesting link between the U.S. and France.” —Booklist

School Library Journal

“. . .A good introduction to historical fiction, offers a story about one of our national symbols from an interesting point-of-view.” —School Library Journal

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

“. . .Readers are bound to admire Lady Liberty . . .” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Illustrator: Leslie Bowman

Author: Alice Ross

Author: Kent Ross

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On My Own History

With striking, full-page illustrations, real and fictionalized characters, and stories featuring events that really happened, these books capture readers’ interest and imagination. View available downloads →