Zoom in on American Symbols

Many children may know the Pledge of Allegiance, or recognize the song sung at the beginning of sports games, but few understand the traditions that spurred these great American symbols. From the history of the Liberty Bell and the Statue of Liberty to how the bald eagle became the national bird, each book uses strong text-photo correlation to help young readers better understand the history, traditions, and figures behind each American symbol. Fun facts help students learn more about each symbol and will inspire a lifelong sense of patriotism.

  • Spring 2017
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    Zoom in on the Bald Eagle

    Zoom in on the Bald Eagle

    Heather Niver
    Through simple, fact-filled text and vivid photos, readers will enjoy learning about this important American symbol, including why the bald eagle was chosen as the national bird, if Ben Franklin really wanted a turkey instead, and how the eagle on the Presidential Seal has changed over the years...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084445
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $22.60
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    Zoom in on the Liberty Bell

    Zoom in on the Liberty Bell

    Therese Shea
    Chock full of fun facts, the simple text and color photos in this title tell the story of one of the earliest symbols of America’s struggle for freedom, including the original purpose of the Liberty Bell, where it was hidden during the American Revolution, and the story behind the famous crack...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084568
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    Zoom in on the National Anthem

    Zoom in on the National Anthem

    Cecilia Brannon
    Through simple text and vivid photos, readers will explore the history of the United States’ national anthem, from its origins through modern day, including facts about Francis Scott Key, the inspiration behind The Star-Spangled Banner, and which US president declared the song the national anthem...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084483
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    Zoom in on the Pledge of Allegiance

    Zoom in on the Pledge of Allegiance

    Heather Niver
    Why do we place our hand on our heart when we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Who wrote the original pledge? How has it changed over the years? Readers will learn the history and meaning behind these familiar words through easy-to-follow text and color photos...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084407
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    Zoom in on the Statue of Liberty

    Zoom in on the Statue of Liberty

    Cecilia Brannon
    Engaging, simple text allows readers to explore the rich history and fascinating facts surrounding this symbol of freedom and opportunity for generations of immigrants, including how long it took to build the Statue of Liberty, what the different parts of the statue represent, and what words are written at the base of the statue...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084520
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    Zoom in on the US Flag

    Zoom in on the US Flag

    Cecilia Brannon
    Through easy-to-follow text and color photos, readers will learn the fascinating story behind this national symbol, including who designed the first American flag, where the term “Old Glory” came from, and the correct way to handle the flag...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084605
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $22.60
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