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Independence Day Books for Independent Readers

Honor America's birthday with fiction and nonfiction that promotes patriotism, encourages reflection, and enlivens history.
 
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Making of America, The
by Robert D. Johnston
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My America: An American Spring, Sofia's Immigrant Diary, Book Three
Series: My America
by Kathryn Lasky

In her third and final diary, written by acclaimed author Kathryn Lasky, Sofia continues to face the challenges of her tumultuous life as a new American in Boston.

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We Were There, Too!
by Phillip M. Hoose
From boys who sailed with Columbus to today's AIDS activists, this is the first book of its scope to focus on the role that young people have played in the making of our country. Over 70 compelling profiles — with photos.
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United States of America, The: State-by-State Guide (Rev)
by Millie Miller , Cyndi Nelson

This portable state-by-state guide, superbly illustrated in watercolor, identifies each state's official state bird, flower, and insect along with other fun facts and points of interest.

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United States, The
by Kathryn Stevens
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George Washington, Spymaster
by Thomas B. Allen Illustrated by Cheryl Harness
This fascinating book takes readers into the secret world behind the Revolutionary War in which they can follow the escapades of spies and intelligence agents of the time and learn about the methods used in wartime espionage. Illustrations. Maps.
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