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Red, White, Blue, and Uncle Who? : The Stories Behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
64 p. ; 
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ISBN 9780823417841
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Fun and informative, the book presents the origin and evolution stories of various symbols, including Uncle Sam, the Liberty Bell, Mount Rushmore, the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, and several more.
Publisher Summary
Presents seventeen patriotic symbols, including the flag, the Liberty Bell, Uncle Sam, and the Statue of Liberty, and examines how they came to represent America.

If you have ever wondered how it is that the American flag is made up of stars and stripes or where Uncle Sam came from, you finally have a way to find the answers to these questions. In fact, this book discusses the origins of all the major American patriotic symbols that you can think of: the Great Seal, the Liberty Bell, "The Star Spangled Banner, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, the White House, the Capitol, the National Mall, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
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