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by Barbara D. Krasner


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Waiting for Miss Liberty" by Barbara D. Krasner.

In the informational text “Waiting for Miss Liberty,” Barbara D. Krasner discusses the construction of the Statue of Liberty on an island in New York Harbor.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of America and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What makes America unique?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: