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Dave Eggers Picture Book 'Her Right Foot' Teaches Kids About Immigration

Have you ever noticed that the Statue of Liberty isn’t standing still? Her right foot is actually lifted, as if in mid-stride. National Book Award winner Dave Eggers tells the story of the building of the statue in his new picture book “Her Right Foot.”

He also uses the statue’s seeming mobility to teach kids about immigration and immigrants. Eggers joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to talk about the book.

Illustrations From ‘Her Right Foot’

From Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers. Art © Shawn Harris.

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