The Fourth of July is next week. That gives us just enough time to read some fun books!
What if a Patriot and his pony were hanging out on a summer afternoon? What if the horse wants to go to town? What if the Patriot gets cranky about going to town? Well, you’d get a funny story about the Yankee Doodle song! Written by the author of the Origami Yoda books (I love them!), this is a perfect book to read aloud in a cranky voice!
Red, White, and Boom! by Lee Wardlaw, illustrated by Huy Voun Lee
Lively rhymes and pictures show the range of a fun Fourth of July activities—parades, picnics, the beach, and fireworks.
This book tells all about the history of the holiday and how it is celebrated: fireworks, parades, and food. There are also some crafts and projects.
Fourth of July Fireworks by Patrick Merrick
Happy 4th of July by Abbie Mercer
Independence Day by Ann Heinrichs, illustrated by Robert Squier
America’s Birthday: The Fourth of July by Tom Shachtman, photographs by Chuck Saaf (sorry, no link)
Clear text and colorful photos show how some towns and cities in upper New England celebrate the Fourth of July.
In simple rhyme and lively pictures, a mouse family celebrates the Fourth of July. They parade, eat, play games, have an all-round great holiday.
Donna Rae loves contests—really loves them. When she hears about the Fourth of July cake contest she gets all fired up. Cakes 1 and 2 are spectacular but have big problems. Will cake number 3 win the prize? These cakes are pretty amazing…
Do you know other fun Fourth of July books? Write them in the Comments Box!