18 Books to Teach Kids About July 4th


Independence Day, also known as July 4th, is a significant holiday in the United States. It commemorates the country’s independence from British rule and is a time for Americans to celebrate their freedom. Teaching kids about the history and importance of July 4th can be done in a fun and engaging way through books. In this article, we will explore 18 books that are perfect for teaching kids about July 4th.

  1. “The Fourth of July Story” by Alice Dalgliesh
  2. “Fourth of July Mice!” by Bethany Roberts
  3. “The Story of America’s Birthday” by Patricia A. Pingry
  4. “L Is for Liberty” by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
  5. “Apple Pie Fourth of July” by Janet S. Wong
  6. “Let’s Celebrate Independence Day” by Cynthia Fitterer Klingel
  7. “America: A Patriotic Primer” by Lynne Cheney
  8. “Hooray for the 4th of July!” by Rick Brown
  9. 9. “Fireworks, Picnics, and Flags: The Story of the Fourth of July Symbols” by James Cross Giblin
  10. “The Birth of the United States: From the Declaration of Independence to the Constitution” by Jeanne M. Lesinski
  11. “Independence Day: Celebrations in My World” by Deborah Heiligman
  12. “Red, White, and Boom!” by Lee Wardlaw
  13. “The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence” by Judith St. George
  14. “Celebrate Independence Day” by Deborah Heiligman
  15. “What Is the Fourth of July?” by Elaine Landau
  16. “Fourth of July Creek” by Smith Henderson
  17. “Our Independence and the Constitution” by Michael Burgan
  18. “Fourth of July, Sparkly Sky” by Joan Holub


These 18 books provide a variety of ways to teach kids about July 4th, from historical accounts to fun and exciting stories. By reading and discussing these books, children can gain a better understanding of the significance and traditions associated with Independence Day. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or simply someone who wants to educate kids about this important holiday, these books are a great resource. Happy reading and happy July 4th!

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