Publication Date: October 3, 2023
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Ages 7 to 9, Grades 2 to 4
Inspires young learners to explore America’s symbols and traditions through history and the experience of modern Americans
Descriptive copy: Part of an inspiring series of books that will support students to understand government and civics in modern America through the historical events and people that have shaped them, Our Traditions will interweave historical context, events and personalities with the experiences of modern Americans to help students understand key social studies topics including the origins of American institutions and values and their relevance to young people’s lives today.
The book explores symbols of American life such as the US flag, Pledge of Allegiance, White House and Capitol, their origins and importance. It explains key national holidays and traditions, such as, Veterans Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving. What is the history of these symbols and traditions and how do they impact on the lives of modern Americans?
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