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Books That Celebrate America

Honor America's birthday with titles that promote patriotism, encourage reflection, and enliven history.
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The White House
by Robert Sabuda Illustrated by Robert Sabuda

In this spectacular pop-up guide to the White House by bestselling paper engineer Robert Sabuda, readers can take a tour behind the scenes of the office of the executive branch and the residence of the president and his family.

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America the Beautiful
by Katharine Lee Bates Illustrated by Wendell Minor

With his stunning paintings of American landscapes and historical moments, Wendell Minor celebrates our nation's history and beauty and transforms a musical tribute into a visual masterpiece. Wendell Minor is an extraordinarily talented fine artist who has received more than 200 awards for his work.

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If I Were President
by Catherine Stier Illustrated by Dyanne DiSalvo-Ryan

Imagine living in the White House, a mansion where you wouldn't have to leave home to go bowling or see a movie! Imagine a chef to cook anything you like. "Two desserts tonight, Madam President? No problem!"

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Fun and Games in Colonial America
Series: Welcome Books
by Mark Thomas

Featuring colorful photographs, this book describes some of the games colonial children played.

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Tulip Sees America
by Cynthia Rylant Illustrated by Lisa Desimini

From Ohio in the Midwest to the coast of Oregon, a man and his dog, Tulip, travel through America and experience some of its small wonders — farms in Iowa, the Nebraska skies, and desert in Nevada — before finally settling down.

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I Am America
by Charles R. Smith Jr.

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

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This Is Your Land
by Anne Lawrence
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