If you have ever wondered about the signing of the Declaration of Independence or who sewed the first American flag, then a visit to your local library is in order. Your library is filled with books about Independence Day trivia, facts, and stories. Check out a selection of both fiction and nonfiction books for kids today.
My top picks for nonfiction books for kids include:
- The Fourth of July Story by Alice Dalgliesh
- The Making of America by Robert D. Johnston
- Fireworks, Picnics, and Flags by James Cross Giblin
- The Star-Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key
- Independence Day Crafts by Mary Berendes
My top picks for picture books for kids include:
- Fourth of July Mice! by Bethany Roberts
- Apple Pie Fourth of July by Janet S. Wong
- Corduroy's Fourth of July by Don Freeman
- A Fourth of July on the Plains by Jean Van Leeuwen
- Looking for Uncle Louie on the Fourth of July by Kathy Whitehead
Happy 4th of July everyone!
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