The Fourth of July - America’s Birthday

Red white and Blue and uncle who

Red, White, Blue, and Uncle Who?: The Story behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols
Teresa Bateman
Illustrated by John O’Brien
Ages 9 to 12
Holiday House, 2001, 0-8234-1285

America A patriotic Primer

America: A Patriotic Primer
Lynne Cheney
Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser
Non-fiction Picture Book
Ages 4 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2002, 0-689-85192-8 

McDuff Saves the Day

McDuff Saves the Day
Rosemary Wells
Pictures by Susan Jeffers
Picture Book (Series)
Ages 3 to 5
Hyperion, 2002, 07860644-3

A is for America

A is for America: An American Alphabet
Devin Scillian
Illustrated by Pam Carroll
Non-Fiction Picture Book
Ages 4 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2001, 1-58536-015-5 

One Nation

One Nation: America by Numbers
Devin Scillian
Illustrated by Pam Carroll
Non-fiction Picture Book
Ages 4 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2002, 1-58536-063-5

Fourth of July MIce

Fourth of July Mice
Bethany Roberts
Illustrated by Doug Cushman
Picture Book
Ages 2 to 4
Clarion, 2004, 0-618-31366-4 

America the Beautiful

America The Beautiful
Robert Sabuda
Pop-up Book
Ages 4 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2004, 0-689-84744-0

The Journey of the one and only

The Journey of the one and only Declaration of Independence
Judith St. George
Illustrated by Will Hillenbrand
Non-Fiction Picture Book
Ages 6 to 10
Penguin, 2005, 0-399-23738-0

The 4th of July Story

The 4th of July Story
Alice Dalgliesh
Illustrated by Marie Nonnast
Non-Fiction Picture Book
Ages 5 to 9
Simon and Schuster, 1995, 0-689-71876-4

For more books related to this topic readers might enjoy looking at the American Revolution Feature.

The Declaration of Independence

American Documents: The Declaration of Independence
Judith Lloyd Yero
Non-Fiction (Series)
Ages 8 to 10
National Geographic, 2004, 0-7922-5397-3

D is for Democracy

D is for Democracy: A Citizen’s Alphabet
Elissa Grodin
Illustrated by Victor Juhasz
Non-Fiction Picture Book
Ages 5 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2004, 1-58536-234-4

Eloise and the Big Parade

Eloise and the Big Parade
Lisa McClatchy
Illustrated by Tammie Lyon
Fiction (Series)
Ages 4 to 6
Simon and Schuster, 2007, 1-4169-3523-1

Celebrate Independence Day

Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Independence Day with Parades, Picnics and Fireworks
Deborah Heiligman
Non-Fiction (Series)
Ages 5 to 7
National Geographic, 2007, 978-1-4263-0074-5

The Declaration of Independence The words that Made America

The Declaration of Independence: The Words that Made America
Illustrated and Inscribed by Sam Fink
Ages 9 and up
Scholastic, 2002, 0-439-70315-8


Judy Moody Declares Independence

Judy Moody Declares Independence
Megan McDonald
Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
Fiction (Series)
Ages 6 to 9
Candlewick Press, 2005, 978-0-7636-2800-0

America the Making of a Nation

America: The Making of a Nation

Charlie Samuels

Illustrated by Sally Launder, Michael Woods, and Tom Connell

Non-Fiction Pop-up Book

Ages 9 to 12

Little Brown, 2008, 0-316-03170-4



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