Flag Day

Flag Day

By Mari C. Schuh

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An introduction to the history, purpose, and observance of Flag Day, when we honor our country's flag.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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I Pledge Allegiance: The Pledge of Allegiance, With Commentary

By Bill Martin

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With simple, straightforward language and quirky illustrations, a team of children's book creators takes a look at each word of the Pledge of Allegiance and explains what it means.

Suggested for ages 5 - 7

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Independence Day

By Robin Nelson

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A brief introduction to the history of Independence Day and how and why it is celebrated.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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Memorial Day

By Robin Nelson

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A simple introduction to why and how we celebrate Memorial Day.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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Remember Betsy Floss and Other Colonial American Riddles

By David A. Adler

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An illustrated collection of humorous riddles about American colonial life and the Revolution.

Suggested for ages 8 - 12

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The Declaration of Independence

By Sam Fink

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The text of the Declaration of Independence is accompanied by illustrations meant to help explain its meaning.

Suggested for ages 9 - 13

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The Flag We Love

By Pam Muñoz Ryan

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This patriotic picture book unabashedly celebrates the Stars and Stripes.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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The Making of America

By Robert D. Johnston

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In The Making of America, historian Robert Johnston takes us on a wonderful journey from the time just before Europeans arrived in this land to the most recent events of the 21st century. Along the way, we meet people from all walks of life who have helped shape our nation, and we take part in some of the great debates of the eras. We discover that we are just as much a part of America's ongoing story as the people of the past.

Suggested for ages 10 - 13

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The Star-Spangled Banner

By Francis Scott Key and Peter Spier (illustrator)

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Illustrates three verses of our national anthem, written at the battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. Music is included.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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Veteran's Day

By Mari C. Schuh

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An introduction to the history, purpose, and observance of Veterans Day, when we honor men and women who have served in the United States military.

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

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