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Branchport - Modeste Bedient Memorial Library 1 J 929.9 FER New Juvenile NonFiction Book
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The Statue of Liberty and the American flag are both bold symbols of the United States of America. But what is the meaning behind them? Get the inside scoop on these and other symbols of American freedom and democracy.


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Gr 1-4-Covering a range of topics from currency and world geography to U.S. culture, this bright set stands out for its vibrant photographs. Colorful charts, maps, and sidebars accompany clearly written text that, especially in the case of Money, appropriately simplifies complicated subjects for young readers. Unfamiliar words are defined both at the bottom of the page on which they appear and in the glossary. Despite three of the volumes' focus on U.S. culture, this series is certainly not limited to that one nation; careful readers will discover the inclusion of graphics representing other writing systems, such as a Cyrillic globe in Maps, thereby subtly enhancing the series' broader worldview. VERDICT An eye-catching selection, this will introduce a variety of basic topics to young readers. © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

America's Famous Symbolsp. 4
The American Flagp. 6
The Bald Eaglep. 8
Uncle Samp. 10
The Great Sealp. 12
The Liberty Bellp. 14
Ellis Islandp. 16
The Statue of Libertyp. 18
The White Housep. 20
Glossaryp. 22
Read Morep. 23
Internet Sitesp. 23
Critical Thinking Questionsp. 24
Indexp. 24

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