Standing tall over New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty shines her light for all to see. This US monument isn't just a great place to visit on a trip to New York City. It has represented US freedom for more than 125 years! Readers learn that this US symbol was a gift from France for the country's centennial. They also learn about the construction of this beautiful statue and other important historical context. Full-color and historical images showcase the building of the statue and its present majesty.