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The children's book of America

Author: William J Bennett; Michael Hague
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents stories of significant events and people in American history, patriotic songs, and American folk tales and poems.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
History
Juvenile works
Classes 5 and 6
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Miscellanea
Material Type: Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Bennett; Michael Hague
ISBN: 0684849305 9780684849300 0590664816 9780590664813
OCLC Number: 38832760
Description: 109 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm
Contents: America the beautiful (song) [by Katharine Lee Bates] --
The legend of the Grand Canyon --
The pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving --
Father Junipero Serra --
The bravery of Abigail Adams --
Yankee Doodle (song) --
Westward with Lewis and Clark --
Paul Bunyan --
[adaptation] The story of "The Star spangled banner" (by Eva March Tappan] --
Johnny Appleseed --
Abe Lincoln's school days --
The Erie Canal (song) --
Remember the Alamo! --
I hear America singing (poem) [by Walt Whitman] --
The tale of "Swing low, sweet chariot" --
Robert E. Lee and the wounded soldier --
[adaptation] Margaret of New Orleans [by Sarah Cone Bryant] --
Home on the range (song) --
John Henry and the steam drill --
The new colossus (poem) [by Emma Lazarus] --
The wizard of Menlo park --
Martin Luther King's dream --
The Eagle has landed --
America (song) [by Samuel Francis Smith].
Responsibility: edited by William J. Bennett ; illustrated by Michael Hague.
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