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EMMA'S POEM: THE VOICE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Glaser
Author's First Name: 
Linda
Illustrator's First Name: 
Claire A.
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Nivola
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 
2010

The last lines of Emma Lazarus’s poem about the plight of immigrants written for the campaign to fund the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty now grace a plaque at the statue’s entrance. Watercolors contrast scenes of Emma’s upper-class New York with those of newly-arrived immigrants.