Little Miss HISTORY Travels to The Statue of Liberty

Little Miss HISTORY Travels to The Statue of Liberty


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492211846
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/19/2013
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Barbara Ann Mojica is an historian and retired educator living in New York State. She holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in History. Barbara spent more than 40 years teaching in NYC and holds New York State teacher certifications in Elementary, Special Education, and Administration. She also spent several years as a Special Education Administrator and principal of a special education preschool for developmentally delayed children. Barbara, although retired from teaching, is staying busy: along with her forthcoming series of Little Miss History travel books she writes historical pieces for The Columbia Insider, Pat Fisher and Ed Pollack Editors, under the banner "Passages". Marrying her love of history and teaching, Barbara hopes her Little Miss History character will inspire children to learn about historical people, and visit landmarks such as the one covered in this book.

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Little Miss HISTORY Travels to The Statue of Liberty 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
KittyMuseBookReviews More than 1 year ago
Once again, Ms. Mojica has produced a bona fide winner. The only good descriptive I can come up with for this book is "amazing". And I don't mean the over-used meaning of the word. I was totally blown away by what I didn't know about the Statue of Liberty. This story is not just for kids. The one who reads the book and the one who hears the narrative will both benefit from the telling. I loved the drawings--once again, they were absolutely perfect. Miss History, with a rope slung over her shoulder, ready for adventure; the representative pictures of France and the US, wallets empty; the children's donations, sacrificed in lieu of seeing the circus--so wonderful! This is a book that is not to be missed. It is both entertaining and informative, a characteristic that differentiates the good books from the great ones. Fantastic job. Ms. Mojica! I can hardly wait to see the next one: Sequoia National Park
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Michelle Robertson for Readers' Favorite Little Miss History Travels to The Statue of Liberty is Book 2 of the series by Barbara Ann Mojica. This is a delightful and enjoyable educational children's book which introduces children to the history of the Statue of Liberty.  Little Miss History is a young girl who travels far and wide to learn all the facts she can about America and her history. Come and share the amazing story of how the Statue of Liberty came to America! Enjoy the knowledge you will gain about the statue's architects, designers, financial backers, and the location of this amazing historical beauty.  Author Barbara Ann Mojica writes an engaging and easily read, educational children's book. The author skillfully informs readers of the history of the Statue of Liberty by stating facts that include where the statue came from, who designed it, who built it, and also who funded it, what she represents, and that all it took to make the statue what it is today. The author's partnered illustrator Victor Ramon proved brilliant as he portrays vivid, bright, and eye-popping illustrations, allowing readers to gain a full vision of what they are reading.  It is very important that children and adults alike learn the history of America and all that pertains to it. The Statue of Liberty has a significant and important role in every American's life, although most don't even know why. Author Barbara Ann Mojica aims to change that by giving readers a fun, exciting, and entertaining look into America's past. The book is so creatively written with unique and pleasurable illustrations that young readers won't even realize the complete history lesson they experience. Barbara Ann Mojica has created another book to be added to every household, school, and library interested in learning of America's past in an enjoyable way.
indiebrag More than 1 year ago
We are proud to announce that Little Miss History Travels to The Statue of Liberty by Barbara Ann Mojica is a B.R.A.G.Medallion Honoree. This tells a reader that this book is well worth their time and money!
JohnnyBIGears More than 1 year ago
Little Miss History educates, as she travels to the world and beyond and today she shares with us the history of the beautiful and historic, Statue of Liberty with poetic verses as she informs us the history and the great architects, planning to raise money to build it and to bring it to the states! I really enjoy learning about history in this great series of books that capture the attention through great illustrations and accurate facts! These books written by Barbara Ann Mojica are well written and should be in every history class to help kids learn more about history and our great nation that has such amazing landmarks!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My favorite subject in school was History so I am trying to instill that love in my daughter. This book is not only informational, but its a fun way to introduce kids to History. The pictures, both drawn and photographs add a nice element to the book and makes it enjoyable to read for the kids (and the parents). This is a great way to prepare a family for a trip to the Statue of Liberty or even for a field trip there. Our family is looking forward to the next book in this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is such a great book for kids. As a mom of three, I'm always looking for books for the bookshelf for the girls to grow into and this one has made it. This non-fiction book blends just the right amount of facts with a storyline to keep kids interested. I also love the illustrations mixed with actual photographs detailing the history of the Statue of Liberty and also what was going on in the United States at that time. I highly recommend this book for anyone looking to teach their kids about historical monuments in the US. This book works great as a bedtime story for us too!
MrsD1 More than 1 year ago
Educational History, Facts, and Fun Once again, Little Miss History takes readers on an exciting voyage through time! On this informative trip, readers will learn about the Statue of Liberty, one of the most famous landmarks in the world. Little Miss History Travels to the Statue of Liberty is the second children’s book in the series of Little Miss History by Barbara Ann Mojica. What a wonderful book for children, parents, and teachers, and a pleasure to read!   Filled with excitement and valuable facts about the Statue of Liberty, the book takes readers to the 18th century. As they travel to New York, children will discover the meaning and importance of this monument. The facts are fascinating and very informative.   Throughout the story, the author wisely engages readers in the history of the Statue of Liberty. Mrs. Mojica includes enthralling information about the purpose, meaning, and significance of this fascinating landmark.   Traveling with Little Miss History through the centuries, readers witness American history. They learn about architects and designers, physical labor, and the financial efforts of the many people who took pride in building this famous landmark.   Little Miss History Travels to the Statue of Liberty is written in very engaging language, easy to read, understand, and remember. Delicate illustrations by Victor Ramon Mojica portray a different dimension of this thrilling story. A beautiful background of the historical figures gives readers a taste of the time when this landmark was built.   As a history lover, I am delighted that history books like Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore and Little Miss History Travels to the Statue of Liberty are written and published. They will help parents and teachers introduce our children to history in a more exciting manner. Another enlightening book for children of any age! The author makes it easy to learn about any historical landmark.
CLMurphy More than 1 year ago
Why, oh, why weren't there history books like this when I was growing up?  I disliked reading about history in school.  Ms. Mojica's mix of facts and fun are just the right balance in this very informative read.  The illustrations are very well done and have a wonderful design balance.  The use of both color and black and white photography really add another dimension to each page.  Elementary school teachers and librarians should look at this series to help educate our children about the wonders of this country while teaching them about the past.  Key information is delivered in an entertaining manner. Families with young children planning a trip to the Statue of Liberty would benefit from sharing this book together before their departure.