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by Craig Spearing,Joseph Slate
Joseph Slate (Author), Craig Spearing (Illustrator). Kindergarten-Grade 3-In rhythmic prose, Slate tells the dramatic story of how the Liberty Bell was saved from approaching British troops that intended to melt down the valuable metal for weaponry.
Joseph Slate (Author), Craig Spearing (Illustrator). The poetic text has a rhythm at times reminiscent of "The House That Jack Built": "It shaped the iron/that shod the wheels/that rolled the bed/of the great big wagon. The text rings out in bell-like tones: "The woodsman's ax rang-. The blacksmith's hammer clanged," making this a good choice for sharing aloud.
Joseph Slate, Craig Spearing (Illustrator). It's 1777, the year after the Liberty Bell was rung to proclaim American independence. A farmer fills his Conestoga wagon with the goods he intends to sell in the markets of Philadelphia's Union Square. in the markets of Philadelphia's Union Square. The Colonial soldiers found the Liberty bell and asked the farmer to bring the Liberty Bell to Pennsylvannia safety and away from the Redcoats (British soldiers). The trail was long and danger.
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How the Liberty Bell Was Saved
How the Liberty Bell Was Saved. by Joseph Slate & illustrated by Craig Spearing. A farmer from the countryside and his great big wagon carry the Liberty Bell to a safe hiding place. Having come to market in Philadelphia, as they start off for home, all that’s left in the wagon is some hay. But their way is blocked by a giant bell that soldiers are lowering to the street-redcoats are coming to melt it down and use it for shot.
A farmer rescues the Liberty Bell from the British in his big wagon.
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SLATE, Joseph 1928–(Joseph Frank Slate) PERSONAL:Born January 19, 1928, in Holiday's Cove, WV; son of. .The Great Big Wagon That Rang: How the Liberty Bell Was Saved, illustrated by Craig Spearing, Marshall Cavendish (New York, NY), 2002.
Education: University of Washington, . 1951; Yale University, . 1960; studied printmaking in Tokyo, Japan, 1955-56, and sumi-e painting in Kyoto, Japan, 1975. Miss Bindergarten Has a Wild Day in Kindergarten, illustrated by Ashley Wolff, Dutton (New York, NY), 2005.
The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Once placed in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House (now renamed Independence Hall), the bell today is located in the Liberty Bell Center in Independence National Historical Park.
Joseph Slate Craig Spearing. This book was pretty cool. I liked how it was about the Liberty Bell and how they saved it from being melted down. When I looked at the illustration of this book,it reminded me of custom checking at the airport. Strict check-ins and check-out from the guards. It was also cool to see that there were a ton of bells saved during the time. Not many child history books so i thought it was cool to read.
The Liberty Bell bears a timeless message: "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the . That bell cracked on the first test ring
The Liberty Bell bears a timeless message: "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof". Go beyond the iconic crack to learn how this State House bell was transformed into an extraordinary symbol. Abolitionists, women's suffrage advocates and Civil Rights leaders took inspiration from the inscription on this bell. That bell cracked on the first test ring. Local metalworkers John Pass and John Stow melted down that bell and cast a new one right here in Philadelphia. It's this bell that would ring to call lawmakers to their meetings and the townspeople together to hear the reading of the news.
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