Celebrate The United States
In The Declaration of Independence, children will discover the majestic words of our forefathers. The text of the Declaration is presented phrase by phrase, with each word precisely inscribed in large beautiful hand lettering.
Hear ye! Hear ye! Everyone knows that Judy Moody has a mood for every occasion, and now a visit to Boston has put her in a revolutionary frame of mind Unfortunately, a protest for more allowance in the form of a Boston Tub Party only has her dad reading the riot act.
Did George Washington really chop down the cherry tree? How was James Madison a father if he didn't have any children? Where in the White House did William Howard Taft get stuck?
It's 1885, and New York City is alive with excitement: the Statue of Liberty is arriving from France! Eight-year-old Lily agrees with her father that the statue is important as well as beautiful; it will send a wonderful message of welcome to the many immigrant families who come to the United States.
That's a big job, and getting bigger. But why not? Presidents have come in just about every variety. They've been generals like George Washington and actors like Ronald Reagan; big like William Howard Taft and small like James Madison; handsome like Franklin Pierce and homely like Abraham Lincoln.