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

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$8.34 - $10.92
UPC:
9780544105089
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2013-09-10
Release Date:
2013-09-10
Author:
Linda Glaser
Language:
english

Product Overview

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 thatgavea 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 todefine us as a nation that welcomesimmigrants.Thetext of thatnow famous poem, The New Colossus, appears in this free-verse biography, illustrated in an exquisitefolk art style.
TheNew Colossus by Emma Lazarus hasbeen selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Poetry)

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