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Presidents' Day Lynn Peppas.

By: Peppas, Lynn.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Celebrations in my world: Publisher: New York, NY : Crabtree Pub., c2010Description: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780778747567 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper) :; 0778747565 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper); 9780778747741 (pbk. : alk. paper) :; 0778747743 (pbk. : alk. paper) :.Subject(s): Presidents' Day -- Juvenile literature | Presidents -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature | Presidents' Day | Presidents -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification: 394.261 | 394.261
Contents:
What is a president? -- What is Presidents' Day -- What is a federal holiday? -- Creating Presidents' Day -- Young George Washington -- President George Washington -- Young Abraham Lincoln -- President Abraham Lincoln -- Presidents' Day symbols -- How Americans celebrate -- Famous celebrations -- Remembering Washington -- Remembering Lincoln -- Presidential quiz.
Summary: What began as a day to celebrate the birthday of George Washington, the first president of the United States of America, has grown to include every other president to serve as leader of the country. Learn all about Presidents' Day, from its earliest beginnings to how Americans celebrate this occasion today. Children will love this easy-to-understand introduction of this important national holiday.
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Includes index.

What is a president? -- What is Presidents' Day -- What is a federal holiday? -- Creating Presidents' Day -- Young George Washington -- President George Washington -- Young Abraham Lincoln -- President Abraham Lincoln -- Presidents' Day symbols -- How Americans celebrate -- Famous celebrations -- Remembering Washington -- Remembering Lincoln -- Presidential quiz.

What began as a day to celebrate the birthday of George Washington, the first president of the United States of America, has grown to include every other president to serve as leader of the country. Learn all about Presidents' Day, from its earliest beginnings to how Americans celebrate this occasion today. Children will love this easy-to-understand introduction of this important national holiday.

Lexile: 860.

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