With Independence Day coming up, we're feeling patriotic here at Peachtree. Instead of setting off fireworks (no need to scare our cats unnecessarily), we decided to do a little patriotic reading. From Benjamin Franklin to World War II, our reading list is American through and through. For your holiday weekend reading, check out these great children's books!
knows Benjamin Franklin was an important statesman, inventor, and a signer of
the Declaration of Independence. But did you know he started the first library
in America for the public good?
How could one headstrong young woman help free America from
the “shadow of lawlessness” that loomed over the country? (Also check out the available Teacher's Guide).
Based on the experiences of a real girl, this inspiring story
offers a child's eye view of the fight for women's right to vote. (Also check out the book trailer, and available Teacher's Guide).
The 26th president of the United States was a strong and
clever man who could handle almost everything—except his eldest child, Alice.
In 1937, the Depression is in full force, Joe Louis is the
new heavyweight champion of the world, and Champion Luckey has just arrived in
Snow Hill, Alabama. James Longstreet Sayre's life will never be the same.
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