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I Am America

I Am America

by Charles R. Smith Jr.

"I am America/I am proud/I am diverse/soft-spoken/and loud."

The powerful poem in this one-of-a-kind book is enhanced by the accompanying photographs that represent children of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. The playful images and touching poetry work together to tell the story of America. Children and parents alike will be moved by each unforgettable face and each strikingly beautiful line of verse. Photographer Charles Smith, Jr. brings his unique artistic style to this patriotic and poignant portrayal of America's children.

6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Photo Essay
Number of Pages

About the Author

Charles R. Smith Jr. Charles R. Smith Jr. is the author and photographer of a number of children's books, including "Loki & Alex: The Adventures of a Dog & His Best Friend," a Parenting Best Book.

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