Jewish Values: Liberty on 23rd Street

Publisher: 
Publication Year: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
80 p.
Note: 
This brief immigration story is set in New York City in 1885. Emma, a plucky Jewish immigrant girl and her African-American friend, Amborse, help the newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer raise funds for a pedestal for the Statue of Liberty. When Ambrose discovers a crime ring that has been deceiving donors to the pedestal fund, he and Emma each receive a reward from Pulitzer which they use to better their lives and that of their families. Black and white illustrations, a map, historical notes, a timeline and bibliography round out this story, part of the Adventures in America Series.
ISBN: 
1-89311-045-1
Book ID: 
1115
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No