The Liberty Bell

Overview

Why do Americans love a bell that no longer rings? It is the Liberty Bell, and it once rang to announce the birth of a new country, the United States. Find out why Americans still treasure the bell, along with its famous crack.

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Overview

Why do Americans love a bell that no longer rings? It is the Liberty Bell, and it once rang to announce the birth of a new country, the United States. Find out why Americans still treasure the bell, along with its famous crack.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781404834675
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2007
  • Series: American Symbols Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 225,360
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.75 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

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Mary Firestone has written more than thirty children’s books. Her books have been recommended by the National Science Teacher Association, and she has received a Best Writing in the Arts award from the Minneapolis Neighborhood Press Association. She has an MFA in Creative Writing and is currently acquiring her teaching license in Language Arts.

Mary currently lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with her son Adam and their cat Rigley. Their home is near the Mississippi River park system where they spend time outdoors riding bikes and soaking up the wonders of local wildlife.

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Mary Firestone has written more than 30 children’s books. Her books have been recommended by the National Science Teacher Association, and she has received a Best Writing in the Arts award from the Minneapolis Neighborhood Press Association. Mary and her son, Adam, love riding their bikes near their St. Paul, Minnesota, home. Their cat, Rigley, waves from the window.

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Table of Contents


What Is the Liberty Bell?     5
A Call to Gather     6
The Bell Makers     8
Ring of Freedom     10
Keeping It Safe     12
Who Named the Bell?     15
A Final Ring     16
The Bell Travels     18
Celebrating Freedom     20
Liberty Bell Facts     23
Glossary     23
To Learn More     24
Index     24
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