Uncle Sam and Old Glory: The Symbols of America   -     By: Delno C. West
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Uncle Sam and Old Glory: The Symbols of America

Aladdin / 2000 / Hardcover

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Eye-catching woodcut art and lively text reveal the origins of such American symbols as Uncle Sam, the American flag, the Liberty Bell, the Minuteman, the Statue of Liberty, and the peace pipe. These symbols, in many different ways, stand for the ideals that created the United States: liberty, opportunity, the worth of hard work, and a spirit of optimism. This is the perfect book to celebrate American holidays and to use all year to understand some of what has made America great. Ages 7-10.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: Aladdin
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 11.30 X 9.33 X 0.41 (inches)
ISBN: 0689820437
ISBN-13: 9780689820434
Availability: In Stock
Ages: 7-10

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Publisher's Description

Have you ever wondered why the American colors are red, white, and blue? Did you know that our national mascot was almost a turkey rather than a bald eagle? Can you trace your family's ancestry back to the Mayflower Pilgrims, or perhaps to a cowboy of the Old West? Do you think you would like to spend Thanksgiving watching footraces rather than televised football or eating venison and oysters rather than turkey? Many of us have played with Lincoln Logs, but did you know that they were named after President Abraham Lincoln, who was born in a log cabin?
Symbols have always played a crucial role in shaping our identity as a country. The American buffalo, the Statue of Liberty, the Mayflower, and Uncle Sam himself have all helped convey to the world the American values of liberty and democracy.
Delno and Jean West's lively prose unveils the stories behind America's symbols, complemented by Christopher Manson's handsome woodcuts, which perfectly convey the rugged individualism of the American spirit.

Author Bio

Christopher Manson is an author and illustrator of children’s books.  He studied art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia and at the State University of New York at New Paltz.  He lives in Rockville, Maryland.

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