Contributor biographical information for Emma's poem : the voice of the Statue of Liberty / by Linda Glaser ; with paintings by Claire A. Nivola.
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Linda Glaser's grandparents emigrated from eastern Europe in the late 1800's to New York City, where they first saw the huge statue.
Claire Nivola's parents and grandparents arrived by ship in New York harbor in 1939, passing under the gaze of the Statue of Liberty, as part of the great European flight from anti-Semitism and Fascism.
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Lazarus, Emma, -- 1849-1887 -- Juvenile literature.
Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women social reformers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Lazarus, Emma, -- 1849-1887.