Why Are There Stripes on the American Flag?
From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Our American Symbols
Do you know why the US flag has stars and stripes on it? What does the flag stand for, and why do we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Join Mr. Gomez’s class as they study the flag to find out! They’ll learn when the first American flag was made, what the Pledge of Allegiance means, and why we still honor the flag today.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Fiction, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Cloverleaf Books ™|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.3|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JUV030060, JUV061000, JUV035000|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 9.75|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||167032|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“The storylike narrative is simple, engaging, and informative…. All in all, an appealing first look at American emblems.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Martha E. H. Rustad
Martha E. H. Rustad is the author of more than two hundred nonfiction children's books, on topics ranging from snowflakes to termites to the Statue of Liberty. She lives with her family in Brainerd, Minnesota.
Illustrator: Kyle Poling
Kyle Poling began taking art lessons in kindergarten. He won various local and national art competitions in high school and graduated from Columbus College of Art and Design. Kyle was then hired by American Greetings in Cleveland, where he specialized in Juvenile and Humor card illustrations. Since then he has developed children's art for cards, picture books, early reader books, board games, and educational textbooks.
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Cloverleaf Books ™ — Our American Symbols
Why are a bird, a song, the flag, and certain monuments important symbols for the United States? What do they represent? Inquisitive young students explore American symbols through field trips, classroom visitors, and lots of questions! Join in to learn the history, significance, and fun View available downloads →