A Picnic in October
Tony thinks it's dumb to have a picnic in October every year. He thinks it's dumb to go all the way to Liberty Island for a birthday, too. It's too far. And it's too cold. And it's just plain embarrassing. But that's what he thinks before he helps the lady who can't speak English--and before he begins to understand what the Statue of Liberty means to Grandma.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - matthewbloome - LibraryThing
I used this book with my fifth graders that have been reading Elvira Woodruff's Orphan of Ellis Island as a lighter approach to the Statue of Liberty. I've done books on the construction of the Statue ... Read full review
Review: A Picnic in OctoberUser Review - Aphrodite - Goodreads
This book is great when discussing Immigration with the students. My students actually went on the Ferry for a field trip and saw the Statue of Liberty and explored Ellis Island. This book allows them ... Read full review