Presidents' Dayby Helen Frost
Simple text and photographs explain Presidents' Day and why we celebrate it to honor those who have been president.
Children's LiteratureAs the opening note to parents and teachers statesthe "National Holidays" series supports national social studies standards related to understanding events that celebrate the values and principles of American democracy. That said, this book successfully explains why and how we celebrate Presidents' Day. Full-color illustrations depict people visiting monuments dedicated to the presidents or learning and reading about these men who served their country. The concluding pages contain a short glossary, a few books and Internet sites and a word list/index. 2000, Pebble Books/Capstone, $13.25. Ages 4 to 7. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot
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