This book explains the construction and significance of Fort Sumter, a national monument and symbol of the Civil War.
Readers will learn how search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations.
Readers will learn how adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal.
Readers will learn how adopting a cat from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal.
Readers will learn about the people who make sure all animals have the required nutrition and exercise needed to maintain a healthy existence, and people who raise and take care of animals that have been abandoned, neglected, or abused.
Readers will learn how animals are reintroduced into their natural-world setting that they might have never known.
The Statue of Liberty, a gift to the United States from France, is one of our most important symbols of freedom. Standing tall in New York Harbor, it has been a welcoming sight to immigrants of long ago and the people today who see it for the first time.
The St. Louis Gateway Arch is a tribute to Thomas Jefferson and the explorers and pioneers who shaped the American West. It stands 630 feet high, making it the tallest monument in the United States.
The National Mall, one of our country's most beautiful symbols, includes gardens, monuments, museums, and open spaces that make this serene landmark a wonderful, peaceful place to visit.
The Alamo first started as a mission to convert Native Americans to Christianity and then was occupied by Spanish soldiers. It became a place of turmoil and battle between Mexico and Texas and is now one of our nation's most valued symbols.
In early America, pictures were not as prevalent as they are today. Throughout history, people have come to recognize certain places and things by the symbols that represent them.
The Liberty Bell is over 260 years old and can be traced back to William Penn. Created to commemorate Penn's visionary work, it now stands as one of our nation's most valued symbols of peace, liberty, and freedom for all.
Banks and their uses are described in this book. Includes details such as who works there, why they are necessary, and special equipment bankers use.
Police stations and police officers are highlighted in this informative book. It explains why we have police stations, how they are helpful to our community, and the special people who work there.
Provides information about post offices and how they support and add value to the community. Includes details such as who works there, why they are necessary, and special equipment postal workers use.
Describes the history of the United States Capitol, its significance, and its importance to our country.
Describes the history of the statue that has been a symbol of liberty and freedom in America
Explores how different money is used in different parts of the world.
This book explains why we have fire departments and how they support and add value to the community. Includes details such as who works there, why they are necessary, and special equipment firefighters use.