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.
Original verses to "Yankee Doodle" depict such events from the American Revolution as the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere's ride, and the battle of Saratoga. Includes the traditional version of the song. Suggested for ages 4 - 8
This news of being named an [ALA] Alex Award winner is especially sweet because I, personally, know what it means to be included into a world of free access to books, which has been my real family since the first day of the first grade, when I stepped into the bookmobile.