Red, white, blue, and Uncle who?: the stories behind some of America's patriotic symbols

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Publisher:
Holiday House,
Pub. Date:
[2001]
Language:
English
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If you have ever wondered how it is that the American flag is made up of stars and stripes or where Uncle Sam came from, you finally have a way to find the answers to these questions. In fact, this book discusses the origins of all the major American patriotic symbols that you can think of: the Great Seal, the Liberty Bell, "The Star Spangled Banner, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, the White House, the Capitol, the National Mall, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
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9780823412853
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MG
Level 7.5, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
960L
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display_descriptionThis information-packed potpourri of trivia and important facts does indeed give the stories behind 17 American patriotic symbols as diverse as Uncle Sam, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Great Seal. The lively text moves along so merrily that readers will be surprised to discover how much material is included. Each topic is given two to four pages including one or more sophisticated, witty, black-and-white line drawings. For the most part, the information is clear and complete. The coverage of the Korean War Memorial is especially welcome as there is not much in print on it. However, explaining the Vietnam War and the Korean conflict in a few sentences proves somewhat difficult. The text throughout the book is easy to read with uncomplicated sentences and short paragraphs and plenty of white space. This appealing book will be welcomed by report writers and browsers and will be a great addition to units on American history.
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title_displayRed, white, blue, and Uncle who? : the stories behind some of America's patriotic symbols
title_fullRed, white, blue, and Uncle who? : the stories behind some of America's patriotic symbols / by Teresa Bateman ; illustrated by John O'Brien
title_shortRed, white, blue, and Uncle who?
title_subthe stories behind some of America's patriotic symbols