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I love America! : a treasury of popular stories, history, poems, and songs

Author: Shelagh Canning
Publisher: Racine, Wis. : Western Pub. Co., ©1990.
Series: Golden book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rich celebration of the United States features a selection of stories, poems, patriotic songs, and history by some of America's most notable writers and poets, as well as discussions of important documents--the Constitution and Declaration of Independence--and what they mean.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelagh Canning
ISBN: 0307868311 9780307868312 0307616835 9780307616838
OCLC Number: 22526309
Notes: "A Golden book."
Description: 94 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: America --
Columbus (circa 1492) --
Pocahontas (1595-1617) --
Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 --
Poor Richard's Almanack (1732-57) --
Yankee Doodle (circa 1775) --
Paul Revere's ride (1775) --
1776-The Declaration of Independence --
Ballad of Johnny Appleseed (1774-1845) --
Star-Spangled Banner (circa 1812) --
Flag/Pledge of Allegiance (1777/1892) --
Statue of Liberty/The new colossus (1886) --
Immigrant-1858 --
Constitution/Proclamation of Emancipation (1787/1863) --
Aunt Sue's stories (circa 1850) --
"Peculiarsome" Abe (1809-65) --
Runaway / Robert Frost, Catalogue, Rosalie Moore, and An Introduction to dogs / Ogden Nash --
Prairie traveler-meeting Indians (1859) --
Pony express (1860-61) --
Home on the range (1873) --
Town that insulted a president (circa 1880) --
Presidents of the United States of America --
50 states --
Map of the United States of America --
I never saw a moor / Emily Dickinson, Road not taken / Robert Frost, and Miracles / Walt Whitman --
Little Women-a Christmas present for the March family (circa 1861) --
Battle hymn of the Republic (1862) --
Dixie (1860) --
Gray moss on green trees (folklore) --
Hiawatha's childhood (folklore) --
Paul Bunyan (folklore) --
Glorious whitewasher (1876) --
Casey at the bat (folklore) --
Wonderful Tar-baby story (folklore) --
One bad thing about father (1901) --
T.R. writes his son (1907) --
Talking American --
Boston, John Collins Bossidy, Chicago, Carl Sandburg, Mannahatta, Walt Whitman, and the Painted Hills of Arizona, Edwin Curran --
Boonder (circa 1900) --
First ladies --
Americans to remember --
I hear America singing / Walt Whitman --
"Walk with me into a new dignity" (1928-68) --
Eagle has landed (1969) --
America the beautiful.
Series Title: Golden book.
Responsibility: Shelagh Canning, contributing editor.

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A rich celebration of the United States features a selection of stories, poems, patriotic songs, and history by some of America's most notable writers and poets, as well as discussions of important documents--the Constitution and Declaration of Independence--and what they mean.

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