American Places: From Vision to Reality
Rising out of New York Harbor is a colossal statue that's as tall as a skyscraper. Each year, millions of visitors travel from around the world to gaze at its beauty and to celebrate liberty. But have you ever wondered how the Statue of Liberty and some of America's other famous landmarks came to be? In this riveting new series, readers will learn about the history of iconic American places from concept to completion, including the Statue of Liberty, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the White House. Readers will also delve into the incredible feats of engineering that made their construction possible. Large color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the captivating stories, which are sure to engage even the most reluctant readers.