A Picnic in October

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sep 1, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Tony doesn't want to go visit the Statue of Liberty because it is too far away, but after helping a woman who can't speak English, he begins to realize the Statue's significance. Reprint.

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User Review  - Kate_Schulte078 - LibraryThing

This book would be good to use when talking about immigration to America. I think students will like this book because it gives them a new perspective on an icon most students have known about their whole lives. Read full review

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User Review  - Monique Williams - Goodreads

Book could be used during lesson on diversity and lessons about our country and how it became so diverse as well as any American history lesson. I would also use this as a social emotional book ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

EVE BUNTING first glimpsed the Statue of Liberty when she sailed into New York Harbor as an immigrant from Ireland. She is the author of many books, including the three titles in the Little Badger series and the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz. She lives in Southern California.

NANCY CARPENTER has illustrated numerous books for children, including Twinnies, also written by Eve Bunting. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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