This section includes descriptions and links to recommended picture books that make excellent feature books in different themes or are special favorites that can extend and enrich the study of a particular subject.
Featured Book Activity
Looking at Liberty
written and illustrated by Harvey Stevenson
Take a virtual field trip! We've found two online resources that provide good background and visuals of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. You can find many other videos online that provide information and views of this famous landmark.
Reminder for Parents and Teachers: It goes without saying that when planning a virtual field trip, it's important review videos in their entirity before sharing with children.
Visit Lady Liberty
In this two minute video take a short trip to see the Statue of Liberty and briefly visit Ellis Island.
The History of the Statue of Liberty
Get to know more about the Statue of Liberty through this fascinating look at the history of this famous landmark.
Make a connection
by Frank Greenaway, illustrated by Jerry Young and Frank Greenaway
written by Jacqulyn Michard, illustrated by Julia Noonan