Presidents' Day / Edition 2

Presidents' Day / Edition 2

by Mir Tamim Ansary
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Presidents' Day / Edition 2

It is the third Monday in February and school is closed. But do you know why? It's Presidents' Day, of course! Turn the pages of this book to find out: how George Washington almost became 'King George', which two holidays became Presidents' Day, which presidents can be seen on a mountain. Each book in the Holiday Histories series describes one of America's holidays or special days. Explore the history of each day and learn the real reason why it is important. Discover what special meaning each day might have for you

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403489043
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Series: Holiday Histories Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

A Winter Holiday     4
Honoring Our Leader     6
How Presidents' Day Began     8
The Thirteen Colonies     10
The American Revolution     12
A New Democracy     14
Our First President     16
The Country Splits     18
Why We Honor Lincoln     20
Jefferson and Wilson     22
Franklin D. Roosevelt     24
Our Right to Choose Greatness     26
Celebrating Our Democracy     28
Important Dates     30
Glossary     31
Find Out More     31
Index     32

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