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Children's LiteratureVeterans Day is an American celebration that takes place each year on the eleventh day of November. It is a day that has been set aside to honor men and women, both living and deceased, who dedicated their lives to the armed forces. From participating in parades to displaying an American flag, this book tells of numerous ways that the American people can honor their veterans. The text gives historical information as to the development of Veterans Day. The snapshot photographs leave lasting impressions as to remembering those who have fought and worked hard to keep America safe. The simple text is likely to appeal to young readers. The index located at the back of the book is not very long and could therefore be useful in teaching children how to use an index. This book would be useful in an elementary age setting. It would be useful for topics including history, wars, and holidays. 2002, Children's Press, Ages 4 to 8.
—Alecia M. Ilg <%ISBN%>051622672X