Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
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Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty

Published by Houghton Mifflin
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A celebration of our nation’s melting pot, this beautifully illustrated origin story of the Statue of Liberty honors a poet who has advocated for the voiceless. “Give me your tired, your poor Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . . “ In 1883, Emma Lazarus, deeply moved by an influx of immigrants from eastern Europe, wrote a sonnet that gave a voice to the Statue of Liberty. Originally a gift from France to celebrate our shared national struggles for liberty, the statue, thanks to Emma’s poem, came to define us as a nation that welcomes immigrants. The text of that now famous poem, “The New Colossus,” appears in this free-verse biography, illustrated in an exquisite folk art style. The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Poetry)

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780544105089
    Publication Date
    September 10, 2013
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    41
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0544105087
    Lexile® Level
    720L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~Q
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    136162
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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