O, Say Can You See?

O, Say Can You See?

American Symbols and Landmarks

Book - 2004
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This picture book celebrates and explains America's symbols, landmarks, and important words in lively brief text and bright, humorous illustrations.

There are stars-and-stripes T-shirts. There are Statue of Liberty pencil sharpeners. There's an eagle on our money and Uncle Sam Halloween costumes. Symbols are everywhere...but where do they come from? What do they mean? How does something become a symbol?
This celebration of twenty of America's important places, interesting objects, and inspiring words is for the youngest Americans. Each symbol is decribed on a two-page spread that is decorated with fun, bright pastels. Plymouth Rock, the White House, Ellis Island, Mount Rushmore, the flag, the eagle, Uncle Sam, the national anthem, and
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Reference, 2004.
ISBN: 9780439424509
Call Number: 973 KEENAN
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: National monuments -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Historic sites -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Emblems, National -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Signs and symbols -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Boyajian, Ann - Illustrator


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