Some things for May, June and July
June 14 is flag Day
JUNE 16 IS FATHERS DAY
by Joan Holub Year Published: 2014
MIGHTY DADS is a dedication to hardworking fathers and the ways they teach their boys and girls to follow in their tracks.
by James Buckley Jr Year Published: 2014
Did she sew the first flag? That’s up for debate, but Who Was Betsy Ross? tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create the flag of a new nation.
by Pam Munoz Ryan Year Published: 2000
The Flag We Love presents a lyrical journey through the history of our nation's flag.
by Peter Spier, Francis Scott Key (Joint Author) Year Published: 1992
Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier's magnificent tribute takes readers from our anthem's turbulent origins at the Battle of Baltimore through the flag's significance in modern-day America.
by Anthony Browne Year Published: 2001
In this story, a boy describes — and exaggerates — the many accomplishments and feats of his father.
by Katrina Germein Year Published: 2013
When nothing’s up but the sky, or when jumping in the shower sounds dangerous, it may be a good time to share this book with someone who doesn’t need sugar because, well, they’re sweet enough already.
Here are some Memorial Day books to take a look at in the month of May. Memorial Day is on Monday, May 27th, 2019.
by Kate Messner and Greg Ruth Year Published: 2017
Every Memorial Day in Washington, DC, more than a million veterans and their supporters gather for the Rolling Thunder® Ride for Freedom, a demonstration that pays tribute to the men and women of the US armed forces. This lyrical story honors the bravery and sacrifice of those American heroes
by Eve Bunting Year Published: 1992
A young boy and his father visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
by Simon Adams Year Published: 2009
Soldier introduces readers to soldiers throughout the ages, from medieval knights to modern troops.
by Barbara E. Walsh Year Published: 2012
Almost single-handedly, Moina worked to establish the red poppy as the symbol to honor and remember soldiers. And she devoted the rest of her life to making sure the symbol would last forever.
Check out these cool Fourth of July books below!
by Harriet Ziefert Year Published: 2002
This is one small town parade readers shouldn't miss! It starts with music and drums. What will come next? Cowboys on horseback? The baseball team? The fire engine? Or Miss Eelgrass with the green hair?
by Jean Fritz Year Published: 1996
There are two sides to every story, and this book takes an interesting look at England’s King George III’s side of the story during the American Revolution. It travels across the Atlantic to teach readers about King George’s upbringing and explores how a king became a tyrant.
by Cokie Roberts, Year Published: 2014
So often we only hear about the Founding Fathers, but this book takes a look at the women behind the American Revolution. It shines the spotlight on heroines such as Abigail Adams, Martha Washington, Mercy Otis Warren and more as they helped build a new nation.