Land of the Free Series

These books share interesting information on specific American symbols. For each icon, the book shares in pretty great detail how the symbol or building came to exist and how it developed over time, from the American Revolution to present day. Basic information about each icon, important people who had a role in the icon, significant events in history dealing with the icon, changes made to the icon, and more are all discussed. Each page of the book includes full color photos, reproductions, paintings, advertisements, and other illustrations of the featured item and related topics. With the great illustrations and detailed, short paragraphs, this series provides a great way to introduce America's most important symbols to students. Each book includes a timeline, glossary, and ideas for further reading. 32 pgs, pb.

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