Monday Children’s Book Reviews for July 4, 2011

Today is Independence Day! Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, political speeches and ceremonies, and various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States.  [A National Day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the nationhood of a nation.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_(United_States)

Read all about it!

Celebrate Independence Day by Deborah Heiligman   [J394.2634 HEILIGMAN]

Doodle Dandy! The Complete Book of Independence Day Words by Lynda Graham-Barber

USA by Elizabeth Berg

Patriotic Holidays and Celebrations by Valorie Grigori

Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Fourth of July Mice by Bethany Roberts     [JPB ROBERTS]

Hats Off for the Fourth of July by Harriet Ziefert         [JPB ZIEFERT]

Fourth of July Fireworks by Patrick Merrick             [J394.2634 MERRICK]

The Fourth of July Story by Alice Dalgliesh                [J973.3 DALGLIESH]

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