5 Great Books for July 4th


Apple Pie 4th of July
by Janet S. Wong (Author) and Margaret Chodos-Irvine (Illustrator)
A girl works at her family restaurant on 4th of July. Picture book


Block Party
by Anastasia Suen (Author) and Kurt Nagahori (Illustrator)
Two friends decorate their bikes for the 4th of July parade. Easy reader


From Cloth to American Flag
by Melanie Mitchell (Author) and Lynn M. Stone (Photographer)
Learn how a flag is made. Easy reader


Looking for Uncle Louie on the Fourth of July
by Kathy Whitehead (Author) and Pablo Torrecilla (Illustrator)
A boy looks for his Uncle Louie in the 4th of July parade. Picture book


Stars and Stripes
by Sarah L. Thomson (Author), Bob Dacey and Debra Bandelin (Illustrators)
The story of the American flag over the years. Picture book

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  1. Posted by janet wong on June 29, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    Thank you, Anastasia, for including APPLE PIE 4TH OF JULY!

    In the 1990s, my parents owned a mini-mart that sold Chinese food-to-go–even on the 4th of July. There are very few Asians in Myrtle Creek, Oregon, so I couldn’t believe that people would buy Chinese food on this “all-American” holiday…but people surprised me–inspiring this book!

    This 4th of July I’m going to be visiting Texas…and I’m hoping that Babe’s Chicken in Roanoke or Angelo’s BBQ in Fort Worth are open. No Chinese food for me this year!

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