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Her Right Foot

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Inspiring, fresh take on the welcoming Statue of Liberty.

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age 18+

this awesome review

i think this book is great and awesome because i see the truth about the statue of liberty

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At a time when anti-immigrant sentiments and policies are being hotly debated, this upbeat, funny, artistically stunning book about the Statue of Liberty couldn't be more timely. Her Right Foot teaches kids lots of history and facts about the statue, but most important, it underscores the statue's meaning by spotlighting the design detail of Lady Liberty's leg and foot in motion. She is "on the move" to greet the immigrants and visitors coming to America.

This beautifully designed book, with exquisite mixed-media illustrations by Shawn Harris, provides a wonderful, openhearted, kid-friendly introduction to the issue of immigration.

Book Details

  • Author: Dave Eggers
  • Illustrator: Shawn Harris
  • Genre: Picture Book
  • Topics: History
  • Book type: Non-Fiction
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Publication date: September 19, 2017
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 8 - 12
  • Number of pages: 104
  • Available on: Hardback, Kindle
  • Last updated: October 6, 2017

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