Celebrating U.S. Holidays: Why Do We Celebrate Memorial Day?, 1st Edition

  • Kirsten Lake
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1508166609
  • ISBN-13: 9781508166603
  • DDC: 394.262
  • Grade Level Range: Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released February 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Memorial Day is an important and special holiday, but some people forget why we celebrate it. On the last Monday of May each year, people around the country gather and remember the men and women who've died while serving in the U.S. military. This educational book encourages readers to reflect on the sacrifices military personnel make to protect our country. This book also touches upon the more lighthearted side of the holiday and the different types of celebrations that people have each year. Featuring full-color photographs and accessible text, this book is sure to engage beginning readers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A U.S. Holiday.
2: Visiting the Cemetery.
3: Parades and Races.
4: Memorial Day Picnics.
Words to Know.